Compared to the rest of the Metro Detroit market, the Southgate region has less expensive rates, so you should have no trouble finding a great deal in this undervalued submarket.
In the last 90 days, 13 listings have been listed, which means office spaces most likley are going fast. You'll want to be prepared to make an offer immediately. About 123% of the listings in the Southgate 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.
The standard measurement for office space in this area is around 1,000 sqft. Most properties in this area are around 1 floors. Most buildings in this market were built in 1963 and are Class C.