On average, listings lease in the $10's per square foot per year. The British Columbia region is seeing a a boost in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate went up $17 per sqft per year.
In the last 90 days, 16 listings have been listed, which means new listings most likley are going fast. You'll want to be prepared to tour spaces as quick as possible. About 31% of the office spaces in the British Columbia are subleases, so you might be able to snag a great spot on a short term. There aren't many listings below 2,000 square feet available, so finding a space for a small business might be tough.
The standard measurement for office space in this area is around 2,500 sqft. Most properties in this area are around 2 floors. Most buildings in this region were built in 1985 and are Class A.