On average, listings lease in the $10's per square foot per year. The Lathrup Village region is going through a an increase in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate increased $2 per sqft per year. That's a 11% rise in rent.
Compared to the rest of the Metro Detroit market, the Lathrup Village submarket has lower rates, so you should have no trouble finding a great deal in this undervalued region.
In the last 90 days, 2 listings have been posted online, 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 posted, so finding a space for a small business might be tough.
The standard measurement for office space in this area is around 1,200 sqft. Most properties in this area are close to 2 floors. Most buildings in this region were built in 1961 and are Class Class B.