The typical asking rate per listing is in the $10's per square foot per year. The Pontiac region is experiencing a an increase in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate rose $1 per sqft per year. That's a 4% increase in rent.
Compared to the rest of the Metro Detroit market, the Pontiac submarket has less expensive rates, so you should have no trouble finding a great deal in this discounted submarket.
In the last 90 days, 21 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 2,250 sqft. Most properties in this region are close to 1 floors. Most buildings in this market were built in 1956 and are Class B.