Most listings are in the $10's per square foot per year. The Battle Creek region is seeing a decrease in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate fell $5 per sqft per year. That's a 27% decrease in rent.
In the last 90 days, 8 listings have been posted online, which means listings are probably going fast. You'll want to be prepared to make an offer immediately. About 63% of the office spaces in the Battle Creek 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.
The standard measurement for office space in this area is around 2,280 sqft. Most buildings in this area are approximately 1 stories. Most buildings in this market were built in 1964 and are Class Class A.