Most listings are in the $0's per square foot per year. The Downtown Sarasota submarket is experiencing a decline in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate fell $26 per sqft per year. That's a 100% decline in rent.
In the last 90 days, 12 listings have been listed, which means office spaces are probably leasing quickly. You'll want to be prepared to make an offer immediately. 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 sqft. Most buildings in this area are around 2 floors. Most buildings in this market were built in 1948 and are Class A.
This area is fairly equally mixed residential and commercial. Real estate is the dominant industry in this area. Most of the occupants of Downtown Sarasota work from home. Commuting between 20 and 25 minutes a day is the norm for those who opt to reside in this part of town.