The typical asking rate per listing is in the $20's per square foot per year. The Jefferson County submarket is seeing a an increase in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate went up $25 per sqft per year.
Compared to the rest of the Birmingham market, the Jefferson County submarket has smaller rates, so you should have no trouble finding a great deal in this undervalued submarket.
In the last 90 days, 201 listings have been made available, so you'll want to check back regularly for new listings. About 218% of the available space in the Jefferson County 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 posted, so finding a space for a small business might be tough.
Even though the median size is 3,200 sqft, there are still 0 new availabilities below 2,000 sqft. Most buildings in this market are around 2 stories. Most buildings in this area were built in 1977 and are Class B.