On average, listings lease in the $20's per square foot per year. The Jefferson County submarket is seeing a a boost in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate rose $2 per sqft per year. That's a 7% rise in rent.
Compared to the rest of the Birmingham market, the Jefferson County submarket has higher rates, and you'll need to make a great offer to be in this hot submarket.
In the last 90 days, 181 listings have come on the market, so you'll want to check back regularly for new listings. About 4% of the listings in the Jefferson County 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 on the market, so finding a space for a small business might be tough.
Even though the median size is 3,000 sqft, there are still 0 office spaces below 2,000 sqft. Most buildings in this area are close to 2 stories. Most buildings in this market were built in 1983 and are Class B.