Compared to the rest of the Pittsburgh market, the First Side submarket has less expensive rates, so you should have no trouble finding a great deal in this depreciated submarket.
In the last 90 days, 17 listings have been listed, which means new availabilities might be leasing quickly. You'll want to be prepared to make an offer immediately. About 35% of the office spaces in the First Side are subleases, so you might be able to sign a shorter term by taking over a previous lease. 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 2,800 sqft, there are still 0 listings below 2,000 sqft. Most buildings in this region are around 5 stories. Most buildings in this area were built in 1910 and are Class B.
Arts, entertainment, and restaurants are the dominant industries in this region. Most of the folk of First Side work from home. Commuting close to an hour a day is the norm for those who opt to reside in this part of town.