The typical asking rate per listing is in the $20's per square foot per year. The West Akron submarket is going through a decline in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate decreased $3 per sqft per year. That's a 14% decrease in rent.
In the last 90 days, 1 listings have been posted online, which means new listings most likley are going fast. You'll want to be prepared to tour spaces as quick as possible. 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 1,260 sqft. Most properties in this market are around 4 stories. Most buildings in this area were built in 2000 and are Class A.
Not much of the real estate is used for commercial space, so it might be hard to find office space. Wholesale trade is the dominant industry in this market. Commute by car is the most popular way to get to work amongst West Akron folk. Commuting around 15 minutes a day is the norm for those who opt to reside in this part of town.