The typical asking rate per listing is in the $20's per square foot per year. The Sanford region is experiencing a decline in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate decreased $0 per sqft per year. That's a 1% decrease in rent.
In the last 90 days, 12 listings have been posted online, which means listings most likley are going fast. You'll want to be prepared to tour spaces as quick as possible. About 150% of the listings in the Sanford are subleases, so you might be able to sign a shorter term by taking over a previous 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.
The standard measurement for office space in this area is around 620 sqft. Most properties in this region are close to 2 floors. Most buildings in this area were built in 1995 and are Class B.