Compared to the rest of the Detroit market, the Central submarket has less expensive rates, so you should have no trouble finding a great deal in this depreciated submarket.
In the last 90 days, 8 listings have been made available, which means spaces most likley are leasing quickly. You'll want to be prepared to tour spaces as quick as possible. About 75% of the available leases in the Central 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 available, so finding a space for a small business might be tough.
The standard measurement for office space in this area is around 960 sqft. Most properties in this market are around 4 stories. Most buildings in this region were built in 1929 and are Class A.
Not much of the real estate is used for commercial space, so it might be hard to find office space. Information is the dominant industry in this area. Commute by public transit is the most popular way to get to work amongst Central folk. Commuting around 15 minutes a day is the norm for those who opt to reside in this part of town.