The typical asking rate per listing is in the $20's per square foot per year. The Sarasota County submarket is going through a a boost in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate increased $3 per sqft per year. That's a 12% rise in rent.
In the last 90 days, 171 listings have been made available, so you'll want to check back regularly for new listings. About 4% of the listings in the Sarasota County are subleases, so you will probably have to focus your search on direct office leases. 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 2,000 sqft. Most buildings in this region are approximately 1 floors. Most buildings in this market were built in 1963 and are Class Class B.