Most listings are in the $10's per square foot per year. The Gainesville submarket is going through a decline in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate decreased $5 per sqft per year. That's a 25% decrease in rent.
In the last 90 days, 25 listings have been listed, which means leases are probably leasing quickly. You'll want to be prepared to tour spaces as quick as possible. About 176% of the available space in the Gainesville 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 2,300 sqft. Most properties in this region are approximately 2 floors. Most buildings in this area were built in 1980 and are Class A.