The typical asking rate per listing is in the $20's per square foot per year. The Birmingham region is seeing a a boost in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate increased $0 per sqft per year. That's a 1% increase in rent.
Compared to the rest of the Birmingham market, the Birmingham submarket has smaller rates, so you should have no trouble finding a great deal in this undervalued submarket.
In the last 90 days, 138 listings have been listed, so you'll want to check back regularly for new listings. About 2% of the available space in the Birmingham 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 posted, so finding a space for a small business might be tough.
Even though the median size is 3,700 sqft, there are still 0 new availabilities below 2,000 sqft. Most buildings in this area are approximately 2 floors. Most buildings in this area were built in 1979 and are Class B.