Compared to the rest of the Pittsburgh market, the Downtown Pittsburgh submarket has higher rates, and you'll have to negotiate above asking rent to be in this hot region.
In the last 90 days, 214 listings have been made available, so you'll want to check back regularly for new listings. About 1% of the listings in the Downtown Pittsburgh are subleases, so you will probably have to consider a longer term lease. There aren't many listings below 2,000 square feet on the market, so finding a space for a small business might be tough.
Even though the median size is 4,470 sqft, there are still 0 office spaces below 2,000 sqft. Most properties in this area are close to 14 floors. Most buildings in this area were built in 1918 and are Class B.
Waste services is the dominant industry in this region. Commute by walking is the most popular way to get to work amongst Downtown Pittsburgh folk. Commuting around 30 minutes a day is the norm for those who opt to reside in this part of town.