The typical asking rate per listing is in the $50's per square foot per year. The Downtown Charleston submarket is experiencing a a rise in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate increased $50 per sqft per year.
In the last 90 days, 30 listings have been made available, which means new listings are probably leasing quickly. You'll want to be prepared to tour spaces as quick as possible. About 23% of the available leases in the Downtown Charleston are subleases, so you might be able to snag a great spot on a short term. 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 2,680 sqft, there are still 0 office spaces below 2,000 sqft. Most properties in this area are around 3 floors. Most buildings in this area were built in 1966 and are Class A.
A large portion of this market is residential, but there's plenty of office_space. Professional services is the dominant industry in this region. Commute by car is the most popular way to get to work amongst Downtown Charleston residents. Commuting between 30 and 45 minutes a day is the norm for those who opt to reside in this part of town.