Compared to the rest of the Greater Portland market, the Lair Hill region has smaller rates, so you should have no trouble finding a great deal in this discounted region.
In the last 90 days, 15 listings have been made available, which means new availabilities most likley are leasing quickly. You'll want to be prepared to tour spaces as quick as possible. About 13% of the available space in the Lair Hill are subleases, so you might be able to find a shorter term or below market rent. 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 1,360 sqft. Most buildings in this market are around 3 stories. Most buildings in this area were built in 1973 and are Class B.
Not much of the real estate is used for commercial space, so it might be hard to find office space. Real estate is the dominant industry in this market. Commute by bike is the most popular way to get to work amongst Lair Hill residents. Commuting between 30 and 45 minutes a day is the norm for those who opt to reside in this part of town.