On average, listings lease in the $30's per square foot per year. The Tampa region is experiencing a a boost in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate rose $5 per sqft per year. That's a 15% 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, 190 listings have come on the market, so you'll want to check back regularly for new listings. About 4% 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 on the market, so finding a space for a small business might be tough.
Even though the median size is 3,230 sqft, there are still 0 spaces below 2,000 sqft. Most properties in this area are close to 2 stories. Most buildings in this region were built in 1925 and are Class A.