The typical asking rate per listing is in the $20's per square foot per year. The South End region is experiencing a decrease in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate fell $11 per sqft per year. That's a 35% decrease in rent.
In the last 90 days, 6 listings have been made available, which means spaces are probably leasing quickly. You'll want to be prepared to tour spaces as quick as possible. 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 3,010 sqft, there are still 0 new listings below 2,000 sqft. Most buildings in this area are around 4 stories. Most buildings in this area were built in 1870 and are Class A.
Not much of the real estate is used for commercial space, so it might be hard to find office space. Utilities is the dominant industry in this area. Commute by walking is the most popular way to get to work amongst South End folk. Commuting around 15 minutes a day is the norm for those who opt to reside in this part of town.