The typical asking rate per listing is in the $10's per square foot per year. The Old Southwest region is going through a decrease in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate decreased $3 per sqft per year. That's a 13% decrease in rent.
In the last 90 days, 2 listings have been listed, which means leases might be going fast. You'll want to be prepared to tour spaces as quick as possible. 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 1,540 sqft. Most buildings in this market are close to 2 floors. Most buildings in this area were built in 1925 and are Class B.
Not much of the real estate is used for commercial space, so it might be hard to find office space. Waste services is the dominant industry in this area. Most of the residents of Old Southwest work from home. Commuting under 5 minutes a day is the norm for those who opt to reside in this part of town.