Most listings are in the $20's per square foot per year. The Surprise submarket is experiencing a decline in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate decreased $11 per sqft per year. That's a 33% decrease in rent.
Compared to the rest of the Phoenix Metropolitan Area market, the Surprise region has lower rates, so you should have no trouble finding a great deal in this undervalued submarket.
In the last 90 days, 6 listings have come on the market, which means leases are probably going fast. You'll want to be prepared to tour spaces as quick as possible. About 167% of the office spaces in the Surprise are subleases, so you might be able to sign a shorter term by taking over a previous lease. There aren't many listings below 2,000 square feet on the market, so finding a space for a small business might be tough.
The standard measurement for office space in this area is around 2,000 sqft. Most buildings in this market are approximately 1 floors. Most buildings in this region were built in 2005 and are Class B.