The typical asking rate per listing is in the $20's per square foot per year. The Downtown Harrisburg region is going through a an increase in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate increased $1 per sqft per year. That's a 2% increase in rent.
In the last 90 days, 5 listings have been listed, which means new availabilities are probably leasing quickly. You'll want to be prepared to tour spaces as quick as possible. About 20% of the office spaces in the Downtown Harrisburg are subleases, so you might be able to sign a shorter term by taking over a previous lease. There aren't many listings below 2,000 square feet posted, so finding a space for a small business might be tough.
The standard measurement for office space in this area is around 2,400 sqft. Most buildings in this region are around 4 stories. Most buildings in this area were built in 1946 and are Class B.
A large portion of this region is residential, but there's plenty of office_space. Utilities is the dominant industry in this market. Commute by public transit is the most popular way to get to work amongst Downtown Harrisburg occupants. Commuting around an hour and a half a day is the norm for those who opt to reside in this part of town.