The typical asking rate per listing is in the $20's per square foot per year. The Downtown Manchester region is going through a decline in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate fell $8 per sqft per year. That's a 27% decrease in rent.
Compared to the rest of the Greater Boston market, the Downtown Manchester region has smaller rates, so you should have no trouble finding a great deal in this depreciated region.
In the last 90 days, 8 listings have come on the market, which means leases most likley are going fast. You'll want to be prepared to tour spaces as quick as possible. 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 1,620 sqft. Most properties in this region are close to 3 stories. Most buildings in this area were built in 1900 and are Class Class B.
A large portion of this area is residential, but there's plenty of office_space. Construction is the dominant industry in this region. Commute by taxi is the most popular way to get to work amongst Downtown Manchester folk. Commuting between 30 and 45 minutes a day is the norm for those who opt to reside in this part of town.