On average, listings lease in the $30's per square foot per year. The Fort Lauderdale region is going through a a boost in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate increased $1 per sqft per year. That's a 5% increase in rent.
Compared to the rest of the Gold Coast market, the Fort Lauderdale submarket has greater rates, and you'll need to make a great offer to be in this hot submarket.
In the last 90 days, 156 listings have been listed, so you'll want to check back regularly for new listings. About 4% of the available space in the Fort Lauderdale are subleases, so you will probably have to consider a longer term lease. 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 2,600 sqft, there are still 0 spaces below 2,000 sqft. Most buildings in this region are around 3 floors. Most buildings in this area were built in 1984 and are Class B.