Most listings are in the $20's per square foot per year. The Irondale region is going through a an increase in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate went up $8 per sqft per year. That's a 38% rise in rent.
Compared to the rest of the Birmingham market, the Irondale submarket has more expensive rates, and you'll need to make a great offer to be in this hot region.
In the last 90 days, 3 listings have come on the market, which means new availabilities most likley are leasing quickly. You'll want to be prepared to tour spaces as quick as possible. There aren't many listings below 2,000 square feet available, so finding a space for a small business might be tough.
The standard measurement for office space in this area is around 290 sqft. Most buildings in this area are around 3 stories. Most buildings in this region were built in 1987 and are Class A.