On average, listings lease in the $20's per square foot per year. The Jefferson County region is seeing a an increase in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate went up $1 per sqft per year. That's a 6% increase in rent.
Compared to the rest of the Birmingham market, the Jefferson County region has higher rates, and you'll need to pay a premium to be in this hot submarket.
In the last 90 days, 143 listings have been listed, so you'll want to check back regularly for new listings. About 1% of the available space in the Jefferson County are subleases, so you will probably have to focus your search on direct office leases. 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 1,710 sqft. Most buildings in this area are around 2 stories. Most buildings in this market were built in 1981 and are Class B.