On average, listings lease in the $20's per square foot per year. The Lakeland Highlands submarket is seeing a decrease in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate fell $2 per sqft per year. That's a 9% decrease in rent.
In the last 90 days, 11 listings have been made available, which means listings are probably going fast. You'll want to be prepared to make an offer immediately. About 9% of the available leases in the Lakeland Highlands are subleases, so you will probably need to consider the implications of signing a direct lease with the building. 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 950 sqft. Most properties in this market are close to 1 floors. Most buildings in this area were built in 2005 and are Class B.