On average, listings lease in the $20's per square foot per year. The Manatee County region is experiencing a a boost in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate went up $2 per sqft per year. That's a 10% increase in rent.
In the last 90 days, 37 listings have come on the market, which means leases might be leasing quickly. You'll want to be prepared to make an offer immediately. About 3% of the available leases in the Manatee County 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 posted, so finding a space for a small business might be tough.
The standard measurement for office space in this area is around 1,020 sqft. Most buildings in this region are around 1 floors. Most buildings in this area were built in 1957 and are Class Class B.