Compared to the rest of the Pittsburgh market, the First Side region has greater rates, and you'll have to negotiate above asking rent to be in this hot submarket.
In the last 90 days, 9 listings have been made available, which means leases are probably going fast. You'll want to be prepared to make an offer immediately. 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 3,170 sqft, there are still 0 leases below 2,000 sqft. Most buildings in this region are close to 5 stories. Most buildings in this market were built in 1903 and are Class B.
Arts, entertainment, and restaurants are the dominant industries in this market. Most of the residents of First Side work from home. Commuting approximately an hour a day is the norm for those who opt to reside in this part of town.