Most listings are in the $20's per square foot per year. The Kennebec County submarket is experiencing a an increase in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate went up $7 per sqft per year. That's a 37% increase in rent.
In the last 90 days, 16 listings have been listed, which means new listings most likley are leasing quickly. You'll want to be prepared to make an offer immediately. About 25% of the available space in the Kennebec County are subleases, so you might be able to snag a great spot on a short term. There aren't many listings below 2,000 square feet on the market, so finding a space for a small business might be tough.
The standard measurement for office space in this area is around 2,240 sqft. Most properties in this region are approximately 2 floors. Most buildings in this market were built in 1940 and are Class Class A.