On average, listings lease in the $20's per square foot per year. The Fresno submarket is experiencing a decrease in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate fell $1 per sqft per year. That's a 4% decrease in rent.
Compared to the rest of the Fresno market, the Fresno submarket has lower rates, so you should have no trouble finding a great deal in this discounted region.
In the last 90 days, 328 listings have come on the market, so you'll want to check back regularly for new listings. About 1% of the listings in the Fresno are subleases, so you will probably need to consider the implications of signing a direct lease with the building. 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 2,420 sqft. Most buildings in this market are close to 1 floors. Most buildings in this market were built in 1981 and are Class B.