Most listings are in the $10's per square foot per year. The Port Malabar region is experiencing a a rise in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate went up $3 per sqft per year. That's a 17% increase in rent.
In the last 90 days, 4 listings have come on the market, which means new availabilities are probably going fast. You'll want to be prepared to make an offer immediately. About 150% of the listings in the Port Malabar 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 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 2,000 sqft. Most properties in this region are around 3 floors. Most buildings in this area were built in 1997 and are Class A.
Not much of the real estate is used for commercial space, so it might be hard to find office space. Finance and insurance are the dominant industries in this area. Most of the folk of Port Malabar work from home. Commuting between 20 and 25 minutes a day is the norm for those who opt to reside in this part of town.