The typical asking rate per listing is in the $20's per square foot per year. The Pittsburgh region is seeing a a rise in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate rose $1 per sqft per year. That's a 2% increase in rent.
In the last 90 days, 352 listings have been posted online, so you'll want to check back regularly for new listings. About 2% of the office spaces in the Pittsburgh are subleases, so you will probably have to focus your search on direct office leases. There aren't many listings below 2,000 square feet available, so finding a space for a small business might be tough.
Even though the median size is 4,600 sqft, there are still 0 leases below 2,000 sqft. Most properties in this market are close to 4 floors. Most buildings in this market were built in 1958 and are Class B.