On average, listings lease in the $0's per square foot per year. The North Philadelphia region is seeing a decrease in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate fell $28 per sqft per year. That's a 100% decrease in rent.
In the last 90 days, 31 listings have been made available, which means listings 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 sqft. Most properties in this area are around 4 stories. Most buildings in this region were built in 1937 and are Class B.