On average, listings lease in the $20's per square foot per year. The Brighton region is experiencing a a rise in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate rose $20 per sqft per year.
Compared to the rest of the Metro Detroit market, the Brighton region has lower rates, so you should have no trouble finding a great deal in this undervalued submarket.
In the last 90 days, 3 listings have come on the market, which means leases most likley are going fast. You'll want to be prepared to make an offer immediately. About 133% of the available space in the Brighton are subleases, so you might be able to snag a great spot on a short term. 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 2,240 sqft. Most properties in this market are around 1 stories. Most buildings in this area were built in 1980 and are Class A.