The typical asking rate per listing is in the $20's per square foot per year. The Southfield submarket is seeing a a rise in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate increased $22 per sqft per year.
Compared to the rest of the Metro Detroit market, the Southfield submarket has smaller rates, so you should have no trouble finding a great deal in this undervalued region.
In the last 90 days, 410 listings have come on the market, so you'll want to check back regularly for new listings. About 20% of the office spaces in the Southfield are subleases, so you might be able to snag a great spot on a short term. There aren't many listings below 2,000 square feet on the market, so finding a space for a small business might be tough.
Even though the median size is 5,430 sqft, there are still 0 spaces below 2,000 sqft. Most properties in this market are approximately 2 stories. Most buildings in this area were built in 1978 and are Class B.