The typical asking rate per listing is in the $20's per square foot per year. The Jefferson County region is seeing a a boost in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate rose $21 per sqft per year.
In the last 90 days, 155 listings have been listed, so you'll want to check back regularly for new listings. About 135% of the available space in the Jefferson County 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 available, so finding a space for a small business might be tough.
The standard measurement for office space in this area is around 2,490 sqft. Most buildings in this area are approximately 2 stories. Most buildings in this market were built in 1912 and are Class B.