On average, listings lease in the $10's per square foot per year. The Westland submarket is going through a decline in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate fell $5 per sqft per year. That's a 25% decline in rent.
Compared to the rest of the Metro Detroit market, the Westland submarket has lower rates, so you should have no trouble finding a great deal in this depreciated submarket.
In the last 90 days, 14 listings have been made available, which means new availabilities 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 posted, so finding a space for a small business might be tough.
The standard measurement for office space in this area is around 1,000 sqft. Most properties in this market are close to 1 floors. Most buildings in this area were built in 1972 and are Class B.
Not much of the real estate is used for commercial space, so it might be hard to find office space. Agriculture is the dominant industry in this market. Most of the folk of Westland work from home. Commuting between 20 and 25 minutes a day is the norm for those who opt to reside in this part of town.