On average, listings lease in the $20's per square foot per year. The Novi region is going through a an increase in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate went up $21 per sqft per year.
Compared to the rest of the Metro Detroit market, the Novi region has lower rates, so you should have no trouble finding a great deal in this discounted submarket.
In the last 90 days, 19 listings have come on the market, which means spaces are probably leasing quickly. You'll want to be prepared to make an offer immediately. About 47% of the listings in the Novi are subleases, so you might be able to sign a shorter term by taking over a previous lease. There aren't many listings below 2,000 square feet posted, so finding a space for a small business might be tough.
Even though the median size is 4,400 sqft, there are still 0 leases below 2,000 sqft. Most properties in this region are approximately 1 stories. Most buildings in this area were built in 1995 and are Class B.
Not much of the real estate is used for commercial space, so it might be hard to find office space. Construction is the dominant industry in this market. Most of the folk of Novi 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.