The typical asking rate per listing is in the $30's per square foot per year. The Reading region is experiencing a a rise in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate increased $15 per sqft per year. That's a 92% increase in rent.
In the last 90 days, 3 listings have come on the market, which means office spaces might be going fast. You'll want to be prepared to tour spaces as quick as possible. There aren't many listings below 2,000 square feet on the market, so finding a space for a small business might be tough.
The standard measurement for office space in this area is around 260 sqft. Most buildings in this area are around 4 stories. Most buildings in this market were built in 1910 and are Class B.