The typical asking rate per listing is in the $30's per square foot per year. The Tampa submarket is seeing a decline in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate fell $1 per sqft per year. That's a 4% decline in rent.
Compared to the rest of the Tampa Bay market, the Tampa region has greater rates, and you'll have to negotiate above asking rent to be in this hot submarket.
In the last 90 days, 215 listings have been made available, so you'll want to check back regularly for new listings. About 5% of the office spaces in the Tampa are subleases, so you will probably have to consider a longer term lease. There aren't many listings below 2,000 square feet posted, so finding a space for a small business might be tough.
Even though the median size is 3,000 sqft, there are still 0 spaces below 2,000 sqft. Most properties in this market are approximately 2 floors. Most buildings in this area were built in 1928 and are Class A.