On average, listings lease in the $20's per square foot per year. The Milwaukee County region is seeing a an increase in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate went up $1 per sqft per year. That's a 6% rise in rent.
Compared to the rest of the Milwaukee County market, the Milwaukee County submarket has smaller rates, so you should have no trouble finding a great deal in this depreciated region.
In the last 90 days, 230 listings have been posted online, so you'll want to check back regularly for new listings. About 2% of the available leases in the Milwaukee County are subleases, so you will probably need to sign a longer term lease with the landlord directly. There aren't many listings below 2,000 square feet available, so finding a space for a small business might be tough.
Even though the median size is 4,600 sqft, there are still 0 new listings below 2,000 sqft. Most properties in this area are approximately 2 stories. Most buildings in this region were built in 1968 and are Class B.