On average, listings lease in the $20's per square foot per year. The Alachua County submarket is seeing a a rise in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate rose $4 per sqft per year. That's a 19% rise in rent.
In the last 90 days, 37 listings have come on the market, which means new availabilities 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 available, so finding a space for a small business might be tough.
The standard measurement for office space in this area is around 1,650 sqft. Most properties in this region are around 2 stories. Most buildings in this region were built in 1989 and are Class A.