The typical asking rate per listing is in the $0's per square foot per year. The West Chester region is experiencing a decrease in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate fell $32 per sqft per year. That's a 100% decline in rent.
In the last 90 days, 7 listings have come on the market, which means new listings most likley are leasing quickly. 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.
The standard measurement for office space in this area is around sqft. Most buildings in this region are approximately 3 stories. Most buildings in this area were built in 1930 and are Class A.