On average, listings lease in the $20's per square foot per year. The Milwaukee County submarket is experiencing a decrease in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate decreased $1 per sqft per year. That's a 6% decline in rent.
Compared to the rest of the Milwaukee County market, the Milwaukee County submarket has less expensive rates, so you should have no trouble finding a great deal in this discounted region.
In the last 90 days, 289 listings have come on the market, so you'll want to check back regularly for new listings. About 3% of the listings in the Milwaukee County 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 3,050 sqft, there are still 0 leases below 2,000 sqft. Most properties in this market are approximately 2 stories. Most buildings in this area were built in 1973 and are Class B.