On average, listings lease in the $10's per square foot per year. The British Columbia region is going through a a boost in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate increased $17 per sqft per year.
In the last 90 days, 17 listings have been posted online, which means leases might be going fast. You'll want to be prepared to tour spaces as quick as possible. About 6% of the office spaces in the British Columbia are subleases, so you will probably have to focus your search on direct office leases. There aren't many listings below 2,000 square feet posted, so finding a space for a small business might be tough.
The standard measurement for office space in this area is around 1,230 sqft. Most properties in this area are close to 2 stories. Most buildings in this market were built in 1985 and are Class A.