The typical asking rate per listing is in the $10's per square foot per year. The Akron region is experiencing a an increase in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate increased $3 per sqft per year. That's a 15% rise in rent.
In the last 90 days, 58 listings have been made available, so you'll want to check back regularly for new listings. About 93% of the available leases in the Akron 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 available, so finding a space for a small business might be tough.
Even though the median size is 5,000 sqft, there are still 0 new listings below 2,000 sqft. Most buildings in this region are around 2 stories. Most buildings in this region were built in 1964 and are Class B.