Compared to the rest of the Metro Atlanta market, the Gainesville submarket has less expensive rates, so you should have no trouble finding a great deal in this discounted region.
In the last 90 days, 19 listings have come on the market, which means office spaces are probably going fast. You'll want to be prepared to make an offer immediately. About 5% of the listings in the Gainesville 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.
The standard measurement for office space in this area is around 1,630 sqft. Most properties in this market are around 3 floors. Most buildings in this area were built in 1966 and are Class A.