On average, listings lease in the $10's per square foot per year. The Downtown Akron submarket is going through a a rise in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate went up $5 per sqft per year. That's a 33% rise in rent.
In the last 90 days, 46 listings have been made available, so you'll want to check back regularly for new listings. 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 1,920 sqft. Most buildings in this area are around 3 stories. Most buildings in this market were built in 1955 and are Class B.
A large portion of this market is residential, but there's plenty of office_space. Utilities is the dominant industry in this area. Commute by car is the most popular way to get to work amongst Downtown Akron residents. Commuting between 30 and 45 minutes a day is the norm for those who opt to reside in this part of town.