The typical asking rate per listing is in the $10's per square foot per year. The Helena submarket is going through a an increase in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate increased $17 per sqft per year. That's a Inf% rise in rent.
Compared to the rest of the Birmingham market, the Helena region has less expensive rates, so you should have no trouble finding a great deal in this depreciated submarket.
In the last 90 days, 1 listings have been posted online, which means new availabilities are probably leasing quickly. You'll want to be prepared to make an offer immediately. 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 3,750 sqft, there are still 0 new listings below 2,000 sqft. Most buildings in this region are around 3 stories. Most buildings in this region were built in 2001.