The typical asking rate per listing is in the $20's per square foot per year. The Rochester Hills submarket is experiencing a decline in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate decreased $3 per sqft per year. That's a 14% decline in rent.
Compared to the rest of the Metro Detroit market, the Rochester Hills submarket has smaller rates, so you should have no trouble finding a great deal in this discounted region.
In the last 90 days, 8 listings have come on the market, which means leases most likley are leasing quickly. You'll want to be prepared to make an offer immediately. There aren't many listings below 2,000 square feet posted, so finding a space for a small business might be tough.
The standard measurement for office space in this area is around 1,640 sqft. Most properties in this region are around 1 stories. Most buildings in this area were built in 1987 and are Class Class B.