Compared to the rest of the Greater Portland market, the Downtown Vancouver region has lower rates, so you should have no trouble finding a great deal in this undervalued region.
In the last 90 days, 11 listings have come on the market, which means office spaces most likley are 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 on the market, so finding a space for a small business might be tough.
Even though the median size is 3,690 sqft, there are still 0 new listings below 2,000 sqft. Most properties in this region are close to 2 stories. Most buildings in this area were built in 1980 and are Class B.
Not much of the real estate is used for commercial space, so it might be hard to find office space. Public administration is the dominant industry in this region. Commute by bike is the most popular way to get to work amongst Downtown Vancouver residents. Commuting close to an hour a day is the norm for those who opt to reside in this part of town.