Most listings are in the $10's per square foot per year. The Sylvan-Highlands region is experiencing a a rise in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate rose $3 per sqft per year. That's a 15% rise in rent.
Compared to the rest of the Greater Portland market, the Sylvan-Highlands submarket has lower rates, so you should have no trouble finding a great deal in this undervalued submarket.
In the last 90 days, 16 listings have been listed, which means new availabilities are probably 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 available, so finding a space for a small business might be tough.
The standard measurement for office space in this area is around 1,000 sqft. Most properties in this market are close to 2 floors. Most buildings in this region were built in 1971 and are Class A.
Not much of the real estate is used for commercial space, so it might be hard to find office space. Education is the dominant industry in this market. Most of the residents of Sylvan-Highlands work from home. Commuting around an hour a day is the norm for those who opt to reside in this part of town.