On average, listings lease in the $20's per square foot per year. The Farmington Hills submarket is going through a a boost in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate rose $1 per sqft per year. That's a 6% rise in rent.
Compared to the rest of the Metro Detroit market, the Farmington Hills submarket has more expensive rates, and you'll have to negotiate above asking rent to be in this hot submarket.
In the last 90 days, 170 listings have come on the market, so you'll want to check back regularly for new listings. About 1% of the listings in the Farmington Hills are subleases, so you will probably have to consider a longer term lease. 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 2,370 sqft. Most buildings in this area are close to 1 floors. Most buildings in this market were built in 1985 and are Class B.