The typical asking rate per listing is in the $30's per square foot per year. The Philadelphia County region is experiencing a a rise in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate went up $3 per sqft per year. That's a 9% rise in rent.
In the last 90 days, 310 listings have come on the market, so you'll want to check back regularly for new listings. About 47% of the available space in the Philadelphia County are subleases, so you might be able to snag a great spot on a short term. There aren't many listings below 2,000 square feet on the market, so finding a space for a small business might be tough.
Even though the median size is 7,730 sqft, there are still 0 new listings below 2,000 sqft. Most properties in this area are close to 5 floors. Most buildings in this area were built in 1948 and are Class A.