On average, listings lease in the $10's per square foot per year. The Springfield region is seeing a an increase in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate increased $18 per sqft per year.
In the last 90 days, 31 listings have been listed, which means new listings are probably going fast. You'll want to be prepared to make an offer immediately. About 113% of the office spaces in the Springfield 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 posted, so finding a space for a small business might be tough.
Even though the median size is 3,000 sqft, there are still 0 new availabilities below 2,000 sqft. Most properties in this area are approximately 2 stories. Most buildings in this market were built in 1989 and are Class A.