Most listings are in the $20's per square foot per year. The East End region is experiencing a a boost in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate went up $2 per sqft per year. That's a 8% rise in rent.
Compared to the rest of the Pittsburgh market, the East End region has lower rates, so you should have no trouble finding a great deal in this undervalued region.
In the last 90 days, 71 listings have been posted online, so you'll want to check back regularly for new listings. About 4% of the office spaces in the East End are subleases, so you will probably have to consider a longer term lease. 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 5,000 sqft, there are still 0 new listings below 2,000 sqft. Most properties in this market are approximately 3 floors. Most buildings in this market were built in 1986 and are Class B.
Not much of the real estate is used for commercial space, so it might be hard to find office space. Arts, entertainment, and restaurants are the dominant industries in this area. Commute by motorcycle is the most popular way to get to work amongst East End occupants. Commuting between 30 and 45 minutes a day is the norm for those who opt to reside in this part of town.