The typical asking rate per listing is in the $30's per square foot per year. The Fircrest region is going through a an increase in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate increased $8 per sqft per year. That's a 33% increase in rent.
Compared to the rest of the Greater Portland market, the Fircrest submarket has more expensive rates, and you'll need to pay a premium to be in this hot region.
In the last 90 days, 20 listings have been posted online, which means new availabilities might be leasing quickly. You'll want to be prepared to tour spaces as quick as possible. There aren't many listings below 2,000 square feet posted, so finding a space for a small business might be tough.
Even though the median size is 2,700 sqft, there are still 0 leases below 2,000 sqft. Most properties in this region are approximately 2 stories. Most buildings in this area were built in 1998 and are Class B.
Not much of the real estate is used for commercial space, so it might be hard to find office space. Education is the dominant industry in this market. Most of the folk of Fircrest work from home. Commuting between 30 and 45 minutes a day is the norm for those who opt to reside in this part of town.