On average, listings lease in the $20's per square foot per year. The Tucson region is seeing a decline in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate fell $0 per sqft per year. That's a 2% decline in rent.
Compared to the rest of the Tucson Metropolitan Area market, the Tucson submarket has lower rates, so you should have no trouble finding a great deal in this undervalued region.
In the last 90 days, 111 listings have been posted online, so you'll want to check back regularly for new listings. About 106% of the available leases in the Tucson are subleases, so you might be able to find a shorter term or below market rent. 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 1,540 sqft. Most properties in this region are close to 2 stories. Most buildings in this market were built in 1983 and are Class B.