The typical asking rate per listing is in the $20's per square foot per year. The Tucson submarket is experiencing a an increase in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate went up $4 per sqft per year. That's a 24% increase in rent.
Compared to the rest of the Tucson Metropolitan Area market, the Tucson submarket has smaller rates, so you should have no trouble finding a great deal in this undervalued region.
In the last 90 days, 111 listings have been posted online, so you'll want to check back regularly for new listings. About 5% of the available space in the Tucson are subleases, so you will probably have to focus your search on direct office leases. There aren't many listings below 2,000 square feet available, so finding a space for a small business might be tough.
The standard measurement for office space in this area is around 2,200 sqft. Most buildings in this region are approximately 2 floors. Most buildings in this area were built in 1982 and are Class B.