Most listings are in the $20's per square foot per year. The Vancouver region is experiencing a decrease in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate fell $5 per sqft per year. That's a 16% decline in rent.
Compared to the rest of the Greater Portland market, the Vancouver submarket has lower rates, so you should have no trouble finding a great deal in this discounted region.
In the last 90 days, 53 listings have been posted online, so you'll want to check back regularly for new listings. About 4% of the listings in the Vancouver are subleases, so you will probably need to consider the implications of signing a direct lease with the building. 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 2,510 sqft, there are still 0 listings below 2,000 sqft. Most properties in this area are around 2 floors. Most buildings in this region were built in 1993 and are Class A.