The typical asking rate per listing is in the $20's per square foot per year. The Northville region is going through a decline in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate decreased $2 per sqft per year. That's a 8% decline in rent.
Compared to the rest of the Metro Detroit market, the Northville submarket has higher rates, and you'll need to make a great offer to be in this hot region.
In the last 90 days, 24 listings have been posted online, which means listings most likley are leasing quickly. You'll want to be prepared to make an offer immediately. About 4% of the listings in the Northville 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.
Even though the median size is 3,770 sqft, there are still 0 listings below 2,000 sqft. Most buildings in this market are close to 2 floors. Most buildings in this market were built in 1984 and are Class A.
Not much of the real estate is used for commercial space, so it might be hard to find office space. Company management is the dominant industry in this region. Most of the residents of Northville work from home. Commuting close to an hour and a half a day is the norm for those who opt to reside in this part of town.