On average, listings lease in the $10's per square foot per year. The St. Clair County region is experiencing a decline in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate fell $7 per sqft per year. That's a 25% decline in rent.
Compared to the rest of the Metro Detroit market, the St. Clair County submarket has smaller rates, so you should have no trouble finding a great deal in this discounted region.
In the last 90 days, 28 listings have been listed, which means leases are probably leasing quickly. You'll want to be prepared to make an offer immediately. About 43% of the available leases in the St. Clair County 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 posted, so finding a space for a small business might be tough.
Even though the median size is 3,400 sqft, there are still 0 leases below 2,000 sqft. Most properties in this area are around 1 floors. Most buildings in this area were built in 1973 and are Class B.