The typical asking rate per listing is in the $20's per square foot per year. The Uptown region is experiencing a decrease in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate decreased $4 per sqft per year. That's a 17% decrease in rent.
In the last 90 days, 24 listings have been made available, which means leases most likley are going fast. You'll want to be prepared to make an offer immediately. About 4% of the available leases in the Uptown are subleases, so you will probably need to consider the implications of signing a direct lease with the building. There aren't many listings below 2,000 square feet available, so finding a space for a small business might be tough.
The standard measurement for office space in this area is around 1,480 sqft. Most buildings in this region are approximately 2 stories. Most buildings in this region were built in 0 and are Class B.
Not much of the real estate is used for commercial space, so it might be hard to find office space. Utilities is the dominant industry in this market. Commute by walking is the most popular way to get to work amongst Uptown occupants. Commuting under 5 minutes a day is the norm for those who opt to reside in this part of town.