The typical asking rate per listing is in the $30's per square foot per year. The North Bay 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 18% increase in rent.
In the last 90 days, 318 listings have been listed, so you'll want to check back regularly for new listings. About 2% of the office spaces in the North Bay 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 posted, so finding a space for a small business might be tough.
The standard measurement for office space in this area is around 1,650 sqft. Most buildings in this region are around 2 floors. Most buildings in this area were built in 1984 and are Class A.