Compared to the rest of the Pittsburgh market, the North Side region has lower rates, so you should have no trouble finding a great deal in this discounted submarket.
In the last 90 days, 39 listings have been posted online, which means spaces are probably leasing quickly. You'll want to be prepared to make an offer immediately. About 3% of the available leases in the North Side are subleases, so you will probably have to consider a longer term lease. 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 6,000 sqft, there are still 0 leases below 2,000 sqft. Most buildings in this area are approximately 3 floors. Most buildings in this area were built in 1998 and are Class A.
Not much of the real estate is used for commercial space, so it might be hard to find office space. Manufacturing is the dominant industry in this market. Most of the occupants of North Side work from home. Commuting around an hour a day is the norm for those who opt to reside in this part of town.