On average, listings lease in the $10's per square foot per year. The Downtown Fort Collins submarket is seeing a a rise in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate rose $16 per sqft per year.
In the last 90 days, 8 listings have come on the market, which means listings might be going fast. You'll want to be prepared to make an offer immediately. About 13% of the listings in the Downtown Fort Collins are subleases, so you might be able to find a shorter term or below market rent. 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 1,420 sqft. Most buildings in this region are close to 2 stories. Most buildings in this market were built in 1956 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 residents of Downtown Fort Collins work from home. Commuting close to 20 minutes a day is the norm for those who opt to reside in this part of town.