On average, listings lease in the $30's per square foot per year. The Tampa submarket is going through a an increase in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate increased $4 per sqft per year. That's a 12% rise in rent.
Compared to the rest of the Tampa Bay market, the Tampa submarket has higher rates, and you'll need to make a great offer to be in this hot region.
In the last 90 days, 177 listings have been posted online, so you'll want to check back regularly for new listings. About 5% of the available space in the Tampa 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 available, so finding a space for a small business might be tough.
Even though the median size is 3,510 sqft, there are still 0 office spaces below 2,000 sqft. Most buildings in this area are close to 2 stories. Most buildings in this area were built in 1940 and are Class A.