The typical asking rate per listing is in the $20's per square foot per year. The Sarasota submarket is seeing a a rise in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate rose $5 per sqft per year. That's a 22% increase in rent.
In the last 90 days, 51 listings have been posted online, so you'll want to check back regularly for new listings. About 12% of the available space in the Sarasota 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 posted, so finding a space for a small business might be tough.
The standard measurement for office space in this area is around 1,640 sqft. Most buildings in this region are close to 2 floors. Most buildings in this region were built in 1955 and are Class Class B.