The typical asking rate per listing is in the $20's per square foot per year. The Downtown Dallas region is seeing a a boost in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate rose $1 per sqft per year. That's a 7% rise in rent.
Compared to the rest of the DFW Metroplex market, the Downtown Dallas submarket has lower rates, so you should have no trouble finding a great deal in this undervalued submarket.
In the last 90 days, 245 listings have been posted online, so you'll want to check back regularly for new listings. About 3% of the listings in the Downtown Dallas 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 on the market, so finding a space for a small business might be tough.
The standard measurement for office space in this area is around 980 sqft. Most buildings in this region are close to 25 stories. Most buildings in this area were built in 1964 and are Class A.
Professional services is the dominant industry in this market. Commute by walking is the most popular way to get to work amongst Downtown Dallas residents. Commuting approximately 20 minutes a day is the norm for those who opt to reside in this part of town.