On average, listings lease in the $10's per square foot per year. The Eastpointe submarket is going through a an increase in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate went up $16 per sqft per year. That's a Inf% increase in rent.
Compared to the rest of the Metro Detroit market, the Eastpointe region has smaller rates, so you should have no trouble finding a great deal in this depreciated region.
In the last 90 days, 17 listings have been listed, which means spaces most likley are leasing quickly. You'll want to be prepared to make an offer immediately. 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 1,020 sqft. Most buildings in this market are approximately 1 floors. Most buildings in this area were built in 1960 and are Class B.