The typical asking rate per listing is in the $20's per square foot per year. The Northside submarket is going through a an increase in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate increased $6 per sqft per year. That's a 34% increase in rent.
Compared to the rest of the Birmingham market, the Northside submarket has lower rates, so you should have no trouble finding a great deal in this depreciated submarket.
In the last 90 days, 46 listings have been posted online, so you'll want to check back regularly for new listings. 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 3,590 sqft, there are still 0 new availabilities below 2,000 sqft. Most properties in this area are close to 4 stories. Most buildings in this area were built in 1924 and are Class B.
A large portion of this market is residential, but there's plenty of office_space. Information is the dominant industry in this area. Commute by walking is the most popular way to get to work amongst Northside occupants. Commuting close to 20 minutes a day is the norm for those who opt to reside in this part of town.