On average, listings lease in the $10's per square foot per year. The Merced submarket is seeing a an increase in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate increased $19 per sqft per year. That's a Inf% increase in rent.
In the last 90 days, 4 listings have come on the market, which means listings most likley are going fast. You'll want to be prepared to make an offer immediately. 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 14,950 sqft, there are still 0 listings below 2,000 sqft. Most buildings in this market are approximately 1 stories. Most buildings in this area were built in 2004 and are Class A.