The typical asking rate per listing is in the $10's per square foot per year. The St. Clair County region is seeing a decline in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate fell $7 per sqft per year. That's a 25% decline in rent.
Compared to the rest of the Metro Detroit market, the St. Clair County submarket has less expensive rates, so you should have no trouble finding a great deal in this discounted region.
In the last 90 days, 28 listings have been listed, which means leases are probably leasing quickly. You'll want to be prepared to tour spaces as quick as possible. About 43% of the available leases in the St. Clair County are subleases, so you might be able to sign a shorter term by taking over a previous 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 3,400 sqft, there are still 0 spaces below 2,000 sqft. Most properties in this region are around 1 floors. Most buildings in this area were built in 1973 and are Class B.