Most listings are in the $30's per square foot per year. The Tampa region is going through a decline in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate fell $5 per sqft per year. That's a 12% decline in rent.
Compared to the rest of the Tampa Bay market, the Tampa region has greater rates, and you'll need to make a great offer to be in this hot region.
In the last 90 days, 189 listings have come on the market, so you'll want to check back regularly for new listings. About 2% of the available leases in the Tampa are subleases, so you will probably have to consider a longer term lease. There aren't many listings below 2,000 square feet available, so finding a space for a small business might be tough.
Even though the median size is 3,500 sqft, there are still 0 office spaces below 2,000 sqft. Most buildings in this market are close to 2 floors. Most buildings in this area were built in 1942 and are Class A.