On average, listings lease in the $10's per square foot per year. The Madison Heights region is going through a a rise in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate rose $2 per sqft per year. That's a 12% rise in rent.
Compared to the rest of the Metro Detroit market, the Madison Heights submarket has less expensive rates, so you should have no trouble finding a great deal in this undervalued region.
In the last 90 days, 18 listings have come on the market, which means new listings are probably going fast. You'll want to be prepared to make an offer immediately. About 44% of the office spaces in the Madison Heights are subleases, so you might be able to snag a great spot on a short term. 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 1,150 sqft. Most buildings in this market are approximately 1 floors. Most buildings in this region were built in 1969 and are Class B.