On average, listings lease in the $20's per square foot per year. The Fresno region is seeing a a rise in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate increased $6 per sqft per year. That's a 28% increase in rent.
Compared to the rest of the Fresno market, the Fresno submarket has lower rates, so you should have no trouble finding a great deal in this discounted region.
In the last 90 days, 328 listings have been made available, so you'll want to check back regularly for new listings. About 18% of the available space in the Fresno are subleases, so you might be able to snag a great spot on a short term. 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 2,330 sqft. Most buildings in this area are approximately 1 floors. Most buildings in this region were built in 1983 and are Class B.