On average, listings lease in the $10's per square foot per year. The Escambia County submarket is going through a decline in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate fell $5 per sqft per year. That's a 20% decrease in rent.
In the last 90 days, 88 listings have come on the market, so you'll want to check back regularly for new listings. About 1% of the available space in the Escambia County are subleases, so you will probably have to consider a longer term lease. There aren't many listings below 2,000 square feet available, so finding a space for a small business might be tough.
Even though the median size is 2,930 sqft, there are still 0 spaces below 2,000 sqft. Most properties in this market are approximately 1 floors. Most buildings in this area were built in 1970 and are Class Class B.