Most listings are in the $20's per square foot per year. The Downtown Columbia region is experiencing a a rise in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate went up $3 per sqft per year. That's a 13% increase in rent.
In the last 90 days, 37 listings have been made available, which means spaces might be leasing quickly. You'll want to be prepared to make an offer immediately. About 3% of the listings in the Downtown Columbia are subleases, so you will probably need to sign a longer term lease with the landlord directly. 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 3,710 sqft, there are still 0 new listings below 2,000 sqft. Most buildings in this market are close to 2 stories. Most buildings in this area were built in 1968 and are Class B.
Not much of the real estate is used for commercial space, so it might be hard to find office space. Wholesale trade is the dominant industry in this market. Commute by bike is the most popular way to get to work amongst Downtown Columbia residents. Commuting around an hour and a half a day is the norm for those who opt to reside in this part of town.