On average, listings lease in the $20's per square foot per year. The Rock Island region is seeing a an increase in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate went up $22 per sqft per year.
In the last 90 days, 14 listings have come on the market, which means new availabilities are probably going fast. You'll want to be prepared to tour spaces as quick as possible. About 36% of the listings in the Rock Island are subleases, so you might be able to sign a shorter term by taking over a previous lease. 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 5,500 sqft, there are still 0 new listings below 2,000 sqft. Most buildings in this region are close to 2 stories. Most buildings in this market were built in 1964 and are Class B.