Compared to the rest of the Birmingham market, the Mountain Brook submarket has less expensive rates, so you should have no trouble finding a great deal in this depreciated region.
In the last 90 days, 28 listings have been listed, which means new listings most likley are leasing quickly. You'll want to be prepared to tour spaces as quick as possible. 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 850 sqft. Most buildings in this region are approximately 2 stories. Most buildings in this area were built in 1972 and are Class B.