The typical asking rate per listing is in the $20's per square foot per year. The Downtown Dallas region is seeing a decline in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate fell $1 per sqft per year. That's a 6% decrease in rent.
Compared to the rest of the DFW Metroplex market, the Downtown Dallas region has less expensive rates, so you should have no trouble finding a great deal in this discounted region.
In the last 90 days, 240 listings have been posted online, so you'll want to check back regularly for new listings. About 2% of the available space in the Downtown Dallas are subleases, so you will probably need to sign a longer term lease with the landlord directly. There aren't many listings below 2,000 square feet available, so finding a space for a small business might be tough.
The standard measurement for office space in this area is around 1,300 sqft. Most buildings in this area are approximately 25 floors. Most buildings in this region were built in 1964 and are Class A.
Professional services is the dominant industry in this area. Commute by walking is the most popular way to get to work amongst Downtown Dallas folk. Commuting around 20 minutes a day is the norm for those who opt to reside in this part of town.