On average, listings lease in the $20's per square foot per year. The Tampa Bay region is going through a an increase in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate increased $24 per sqft per year.
Compared to the rest of the Tampa Bay market, the Tampa Bay region has smaller rates, so you should have no trouble finding a great deal in this discounted submarket.
In the last 90 days, 648 listings have been made available, so you'll want to check back regularly for new listings. About 129% of the office spaces in the Tampa Bay are subleases, so you might be able to find a shorter term or below market rent. There aren't many listings below 2,000 square feet on the market, so finding a space for a small business might be tough.
The standard measurement for office space in this area is around 2,500 sqft. Most buildings in this region are close to 1 floors. Most buildings in this region were built in 1967 and are Class B.