Most listings are in the $20's per square foot per year. The Grand Traverse County submarket is going through a decline in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate fell $1 per sqft per year. That's a 2% decline in rent.
In the last 90 days, 13 listings have been posted online, which means new availabilities most likley are going fast. You'll want to be prepared to make an offer immediately. 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 2,000 sqft. Most properties in this area are around 1 stories. Most buildings in this area were built in 1972 and are Class Class A.