The typical asking rate per listing is in the $10's per square foot per year. The Maine submarket is seeing a decrease in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate fell $1 per sqft per year. That's a 6% decline in rent.
In the last 90 days, 150 listings have been listed, so you'll want to check back regularly for new listings. About 3% of the available space in the Maine 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.
Even though the median size is 2,730 sqft, there are still 0 leases below 2,000 sqft. Most properties in this area are close to 2 stories. Most buildings in this region were built in 1900 and are Class Class B.