The typical asking rate per listing is in the $40's per square foot per year. The Rockford submarket is seeing a an increase in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate went up $46 per sqft per year. That's a Inf% increase in rent.
In the last 90 days, 3 listings have been listed, which means listings most likley are leasing quickly. You'll want to be prepared to tour spaces as quick as possible. 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 950 sqft. Most properties in this area are close to 1 floors. Most buildings in this area were built in 0 and are Class Class A.