Most listings are in the $10's per square foot per year. The Cleveland region is experiencing a decrease in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate fell $5 per sqft per year. That's a 21% decline in rent.
Compared to the rest of the Cleveland market, the Cleveland submarket has less expensive rates, so you should have no trouble finding a great deal in this depreciated submarket.
In the last 90 days, 122 listings have been posted online, so you'll want to check back regularly for new listings. About 1% of the office spaces in the Cleveland are subleases, so you will probably have to consider a longer term lease. 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 1,770 sqft. Most properties in this area are approximately 4 stories. Most buildings in this region were built in 1932 and are Class B.