Most listings are in the $20's per square foot per year. The Lakeland Highlands submarket is experiencing a decline in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate decreased $2 per sqft per year. That's a 9% decrease in rent.
In the last 90 days, 13 listings have been posted online, which means office spaces are probably leasing quickly. You'll want to be prepared to make an offer immediately. About 8% of the listings in the Lakeland Highlands 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 available, so finding a space for a small business might be tough.
The standard measurement for office space in this area is around 1,200 sqft. Most properties in this market are approximately 1 stories. Most buildings in this region were built in 2005 and are Class B.