The typical asking rate per listing is in the $20's per square foot per year. The Springfield region is seeing a a boost in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate rose $6 per sqft per year. That's a 33% increase in rent.
In the last 90 days, 31 listings have been listed, which means spaces most likley are going fast. You'll want to be prepared to make an offer immediately. 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 2,740 sqft, there are still 0 new listings below 2,000 sqft. Most properties in this market are around 2 floors. Most buildings in this region were built in 1988 and are Class A.