On average, listings lease in the $20's per square foot per year. The Downtown Fort Collins region is going through a decline in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate fell $3 per sqft per year. That's a 14% decrease in rent.
In the last 90 days, 12 listings have come on the market, which means listings might be leasing quickly. You'll want to be prepared to make an offer immediately. There aren't many listings below 2,000 square feet on the market, so finding a space for a small business might be tough.
The standard measurement for office space in this area is around 1,120 sqft. Most buildings in this market are around 2 stories. Most buildings in this market were built in 1904 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 occupants 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.