On average, listings lease in the $40's per square foot per year. The College Hill submarket is going through a a rise in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate rose $47 per sqft per year.
Compared to the rest of the Greater Boston market, the College Hill region has higher rates, and you'll need to make a great offer to be in this hot region.
In the last 90 days, 0 listings have been listed, which means spaces most likley are leasing quickly. You'll want to be prepared to tour spaces as quick as possible. About Inf% of the available space in the College Hill are subleases, so you might be able to find a shorter term or below market rent. 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 590 sqft. Most properties in this market are around 4 floors. Most buildings in this market were built in 1978 and are Class B.
Not much of the real estate is used for commercial space, so it might be hard to find office space. Finance and insurance are the dominant industries in this area. Most of the residents of College Hill work from home. Commuting approximately 15 minutes a day is the norm for those who opt to reside in this part of town.