Most listings are in the $20's per square foot per year. The St. Petersburg region is seeing a an increase in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate increased $1 per sqft per year. That's a 3% rise in rent.
In the last 90 days, 120 listings have come on the market, so you'll want to check back regularly for new listings. About 3% of the available leases in the St. Petersburg are subleases, so you will probably need to sign a longer term lease with the landlord directly. 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 2,660 sqft, there are still 0 office spaces below 2,000 sqft. Most properties in this market are approximately 2 floors. Most buildings in this region were built in 1950 and are Class B.