Most listings are in the $10's per square foot per year. The Hoover region is seeing a decrease in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate decreased $1 per sqft per year. That's a 3% decline in rent.
Compared to the rest of the Birmingham market, the Hoover region has smaller rates, so you should have no trouble finding a great deal in this undervalued submarket.
In the last 90 days, 48 listings have come on the market, so you'll want to check back regularly for new listings. About 133% of the office spaces in the Hoover are subleases, so you might be able to snag a great spot on a short term. There aren't many listings below 2,000 square feet on the market, so finding a space for a small business might be tough.
The standard measurement for office space in this area is around 2,010 sqft. Most buildings in this market are approximately 2 floors. Most buildings in this market were built in 1988 and are Class A.