Compared to the rest of the Louisville market, the The Highlands submarket has more expensive rates, and you'll need to make a great offer to be in this hot submarket.
In the last 90 days, 3 listings have been posted online, which means listings are probably going fast. You'll want to be prepared to tour spaces as quick as possible. About 300% of the available space in the The Highlands are subleases, so you might be able to sign a shorter term by taking over a previous lease. 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 buildings in this area are close to 2 floors. Most buildings in this market were built in 1900 and are Class B.
Not much of the real estate is used for commercial space, so it might be hard to find office space. Manufacturing is the dominant industry in this area. Most of the folk of The Highlands work from home. Commuting around 30 minutes a day is the norm for those who opt to reside in this part of town.