On average, listings lease in the $10's per square foot per year. The Pontiac submarket is going through a decrease in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate fell $1 per sqft per year. That's a 4% decline in rent.
Compared to the rest of the Metro Detroit market, the Pontiac submarket has smaller rates, so you should have no trouble finding a great deal in this depreciated submarket.
In the last 90 days, 32 listings have come on the market, which means leases most likley are going fast. You'll want to be prepared to tour spaces as quick as possible. About 3% of the listings in the Pontiac are subleases, so you will probably have to consider a longer term lease. 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 3,000 sqft, there are still 0 office spaces below 2,000 sqft. Most properties in this market are approximately 1 stories. Most buildings in this market were built in 1951 and are Class B.