Most listings are in the $30's per square foot per year. The Tampa region is seeing a a rise in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate increased $5 per sqft per year. That's a 15% rise 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 region.
In the last 90 days, 186 listings have been posted online, so you'll want to check back regularly for new listings. About 4% of the available leases in the Tampa 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 posted, so finding a space for a small business might be tough.
Even though the median size is 3,320 sqft, there are still 0 listings below 2,000 sqft. Most properties in this region are around 2 stories. Most buildings in this area were built in 1926 and are Class A.