The typical asking rate per listing is in the $20's per square foot per year. The Nashville region is seeing a decrease in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate fell $2 per sqft per year. That's a 8% decrease in rent.
Compared to the rest of the Nashville market, the Nashville submarket has lower rates, so you should have no trouble finding a great deal in this depreciated submarket.
In the last 90 days, 215 listings have come on the market, so you'll want to check back regularly for new listings. About 1% of the available space in the Nashville 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 posted, so finding a space for a small business might be tough.
Even though the median size is 4,500 sqft, there are still 0 office spaces below 2,000 sqft. Most buildings in this market are approximately 3 stories. Most buildings in this market were built in 1984 and are Class B.