The typical asking rate per listing is in the $30's per square foot per year. The Surprise region is experiencing a a rise in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate rose $6 per sqft per year. That's a 24% increase in rent.
Compared to the rest of the Phoenix Metropolitan Area market, the Surprise submarket has greater rates, and you'll need to make a great offer to be in this hot region.
In the last 90 days, 16 listings have been made available, which means new listings are probably leasing quickly. You'll want to be prepared to make an offer immediately. 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 1,500 sqft. Most properties in this area are close to 2 floors. Most buildings in this market were built in 2006 and are Class B.