Most listings are in the $20's per square foot per year. The Hoover region is seeing a a rise in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate went up $3 per sqft per year. That's a 16% rise in rent.
Compared to the rest of the Birmingham market, the Hoover region has lower rates, so you should have no trouble finding a great deal in this undervalued region.
In the last 90 days, 48 listings have been listed, so you'll want to check back regularly for new listings. About 127% of the office spaces in the Hoover are subleases, so you might be able to find a shorter term or below market rent. 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 2,000 sqft. Most buildings in this market are around 2 floors. Most buildings in this area were built in 1988 and are Class A.