The typical asking rate per listing is in the $30's per square foot per year. The West Haven-Sylvan region is going through a decrease in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate fell $4 per sqft per year. That's a 11% decrease in rent.
Compared to the rest of the Greater Portland market, the West Haven-Sylvan submarket has greater rates, and you'll need to make a great offer to be in this hot submarket.
In the last 90 days, 1 listings have come on the market, which means leases are probably going fast. You'll want to be prepared to make an offer immediately. 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 1,470 sqft. Most properties in this market are around 3 floors. Most buildings in this market were built in 2002 and are Class A.