On average, listings lease in the $20's per square foot per year. The Livingston County region is going through a decline in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate decreased $6 per sqft per year. That's a 19% decrease in rent.
Compared to the rest of the Metro Detroit market, the Livingston County submarket has greater rates, and you'll have to negotiate above asking rent to be in this hot submarket.
In the last 90 days, 16 listings have come on the market, which means leases are probably leasing quickly. You'll want to be prepared to make an offer immediately. About 6% of the available leases in the Livingston County are subleases, so you will probably have to consider a longer term lease. There aren't many listings below 2,000 square feet posted, so finding a space for a small business might be tough.
Even though the median size is 2,700 sqft, there are still 0 listings below 2,000 sqft. Most properties in this market are close to 1 stories. Most buildings in this region were built in 1980 and are Class A.