The typical asking rate per listing is in the $20's per square foot per year. The Jacksonville region is going through a a rise in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate went up $22 per sqft per year.
Compared to the rest of the Jacksonville market, the Jacksonville region has lower rates, so you should have no trouble finding a great deal in this undervalued region.
In the last 90 days, 205 listings have been posted online, so you'll want to check back regularly for new listings. About 120% of the available leases in the Jacksonville 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 3,000 sqft, there are still 0 spaces below 2,000 sqft. Most buildings in this market are close to 2 floors. Most buildings in this market were built in 1983 and are Class B.