On average, listings lease in the $30's per square foot per year. The Barton Hills submarket is going through a an increase in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate went up $3 per sqft per year. That's a 7% rise in rent.
Compared to the rest of the Greater Austin market, the Barton Hills submarket has more expensive rates, and you'll need to make a great offer to be in this hot region.
In the last 90 days, 12 listings have come on the market, which means new availabilities are probably going fast. You'll want to be prepared to make an offer immediately. About 17% of the listings in the Barton Hills are subleases, so you might be able to sign a shorter term by taking over a previous lease. There aren't many listings below 2,000 square feet posted, so finding a space for a small business might be tough.
Even though the median size is 3,590 sqft, there are still 0 new listings below 2,000 sqft. Most properties in this area are close to 3 floors. Most buildings in this region were built in 1999 and are Class A.
Not much of the real estate is used for commercial space, so it might be hard to find office space. Waste services is the dominant industry in this area. Commute by public transit is the most popular way to get to work amongst Barton Hills occupants. Commuting between 30 and 45 minutes a day is the norm for those who opt to reside in this part of town.