On average, listings lease in the $20's per square foot per year. The Grant Street region is seeing a a rise in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate increased $25 per sqft per year.
Compared to the rest of the Pittsburgh market, the Grant Street submarket has lower rates, so you should have no trouble finding a great deal in this depreciated region.
In the last 90 days, 18 listings have been posted online, which means new listings most likley are going fast. You'll want to be prepared to tour spaces as quick as possible. About 6% of the available leases in the Grant Street are subleases, so you will probably need to consider the implications of signing a direct lease with the building. There aren't many listings below 2,000 square feet available, so finding a space for a small business might be tough.
The standard measurement for office space in this area is around 2,230 sqft. Most buildings in this region are around 64 stories. Most buildings in this region were built in 1950 and are Class B.
Arts, entertainment, and restaurants are the dominant industries in this market. Commute by car is the most popular way to get to work amongst Grant Street folk. Commuting close to an hour a day is the norm for those who opt to reside in this part of town.