The typical asking rate per listing is in the $20's per square foot per year. The Lakeland submarket is seeing a a rise in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate went up $1 per sqft per year. That's a 7% rise in rent.
In the last 90 days, 59 listings have been made available, so you'll want to check back regularly for new listings. About 88% of the available leases in the Lakeland are subleases, so you might be able to find a shorter term or below market rent. 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 1,820 sqft. Most properties in this area are close to 2 stories. Most buildings in this market were built in 1972 and are Class B.