Compared to the rest of the Greater Portland market, the Buckman submarket has more expensive rates, and you'll need to make a great offer to be in this hot region.
In the last 90 days, 31 listings have been listed, which means leases are probably leasing quickly. You'll want to be prepared to make an offer immediately. About 6% of the listings in the Buckman are subleases, so you will probably have to focus your search on direct office leases. 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 950 sqft. Most properties in this region are close to 2 floors. Most buildings in this market were built in 1929 and are Class C.
Not much of the real estate is used for commercial space, so it might be hard to find office space. Wholesale trade is the dominant industry in this market. Commute by walking is the most popular way to get to work amongst Buckman folk. Commuting between 20 and 25 minutes a day is the norm for those who opt to reside in this part of town.