On average, listings lease in the $10's per square foot per year. The Ingham County region is going through a decrease in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate decreased $1 per sqft per year. That's a 6% decrease in rent.
In the last 90 days, 145 listings have been posted online, so you'll want to check back regularly for new listings. About 1% of the available space in the Ingham County are subleases, so you will probably need to sign a longer term lease with the landlord directly. 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 1,280 sqft. Most buildings in this market are approximately 1 floors. Most buildings in this region were built in 1914 and are Class B.