Compared to the rest of the Birmingham market, the Irondale submarket has more expensive rates, and you'll need to pay a premium to be in this hot region.
In the last 90 days, 4 listings have come on the market, which means new listings might be going fast. You'll want to be prepared to make an offer immediately. About 300% of the available leases in the Irondale are subleases, so you might be able to sign a shorter term by taking over a previous lease. There aren't many listings below 2,000 square feet on the market, so finding a space for a small business might be tough.
The standard measurement for office space in this area is around 280 sqft. Most properties in this market are around 3 floors. Most buildings in this market were built in 1987 and are Class A.