On average, listings lease in the $20's per square foot per year. The Salt Lake City submarket is seeing a a rise in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate rose $2 per sqft per year. That's a 8% increase in rent.
Compared to the rest of the Salt Lake City market, the Salt Lake City region has less expensive rates, so you should have no trouble finding a great deal in this depreciated region.
In the last 90 days, 73 listings have been posted online, so you'll want to check back regularly for new listings. About 11% of the available leases in the Salt Lake City are subleases, so you might be able to find a shorter term or below market rent. 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 3,300 sqft, there are still 0 listings below 2,000 sqft. Most buildings in this area are close to 5 stories. Most buildings in this market were built in 1979 and are Class B.