Most listings are in the $10's per square foot per year. The Jefferson County submarket is experiencing a decrease in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate decreased $5 per sqft per year. That's a 21% decrease in rent.
Compared to the rest of the Birmingham market, the Jefferson County submarket has less expensive rates, so you should have no trouble finding a great deal in this undervalued submarket.
In the last 90 days, 201 listings have come on the market, so you'll want to check back regularly for new listings. About 145% of the office spaces in the Jefferson County 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 on the market, so finding a space for a small business might be tough.
Even though the median size is 3,060 sqft, there are still 0 leases below 2,000 sqft. Most buildings in this area are close to 2 stories. Most buildings in this market were built in 1978 and are Class A.