Most listings are in the $10's per square foot per year. The East End region is going through a a rise in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate rose $14 per sqft per year.
In the last 90 days, 7 listings have been listed, which means listings most likley are leasing quickly. You'll want to be prepared to make an offer immediately. About 14% of the available space in the East End are subleases, so you might be able to snag a great spot on a short term. There aren't many listings below 2,000 square feet on the market, so finding a space for a small business might be tough.
Even though the median size is 2,800 sqft, there are still 0 spaces below 2,000 sqft. Most properties in this region are approximately 3 floors. Most buildings in this region were built in 1911 and are Class A.
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. Commute by public transit is the most popular way to get to work amongst East End folk. Commuting close to an hour a day is the norm for those who opt to reside in this part of town.