Compared to the rest of the Philadelphia market, the North Philadelphia submarket has less expensive rates, so you should have no trouble finding a great deal in this depreciated submarket.
In the last 90 days, 26 listings have been listed, which means spaces 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 posted, so finding a space for a small business might be tough.
Even though the median size is 11,000 sqft, there are still 0 listings below 2,000 sqft. Most buildings in this market are close to 4 stories. Most buildings in this area were built in 1938 and are Class B.