The typical asking rate per listing is in the $10's per square foot per year. The Fort Smith region is going through a decrease in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate decreased $0 per sqft per year. That's a 2% decline in rent.
In the last 90 days, 35 listings have come on the market, which means listings most likley are leasing quickly. You'll want to be prepared to make an offer immediately. About 6% of the available space in the Fort Smith 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 on the market, so finding a space for a small business might be tough.
Even though the median size is 2,730 sqft, there are still 0 listings below 2,000 sqft. Most buildings in this area are close to 2 stories. Most buildings in this market were built in 1985 and are Class B.