The typical asking rate per listing is in the $40's per square foot per year. The Oak Park region is experiencing a a rise in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate went up $30 per sqft per year. That's a 192% increase in rent.
Compared to the rest of the Metro Detroit market, the Oak Park submarket has higher rates, and you'll have to negotiate above asking rent to be in this hot region.
In the last 90 days, 12 listings have been listed, which means new availabilities are probably going fast. You'll want to be prepared to make an offer immediately. 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 270 sqft. Most properties in this area are close to 1 stories. Most buildings in this market were built in 1960 and are Class Class C.