On average, listings lease in the $90's per square foot per year. The Reading submarket is experiencing a an increase in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate rose $75 per sqft per year. That's a 372% increase in rent.
In the last 90 days, 38 listings have been posted online, which means new availabilities most likley are leasing quickly. You'll want to be prepared to tour spaces as quick as possible. About 18% of the office spaces in the Reading 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 available, so finding a space for a small business might be tough.
Even though the median size is 2,700 sqft, there are still 0 new listings below 2,000 sqft. Most properties in this region are close to 3 floors. Most buildings in this area were built in 1921 and are Class B.