Most listings are in the $10's per square foot per year. The Cincinnati region is going through a decrease in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate fell $2 per sqft per year. That's a 10% decrease in rent.
Compared to the rest of the Cincinnati market, the Cincinnati region has less expensive rates, so you should have no trouble finding a great deal in this discounted submarket.
In the last 90 days, 111 listings have been made available, so you'll want to check back regularly for new listings. About 2% of the listings in the Cincinnati are subleases, so you will probably need to sign a longer term lease with the landlord directly. 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 4,270 sqft, there are still 0 office spaces below 2,000 sqft. Most buildings in this region are around 4 floors. Most buildings in this area were built in 1959 and are Class B.