The typical asking rate per listing is in the $20's per square foot per year. The Jefferson County submarket is experiencing a a boost in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate rose $2 per sqft per year. That's a 9% rise in rent.
Compared to the rest of the Birmingham market, the Jefferson County submarket has more expensive rates, and you'll need to pay a premium to be in this hot submarket.
In the last 90 days, 126 listings have been posted online, so you'll want to check back regularly for new listings. About 2% of the listings in the Jefferson County are subleases, so you will probably have to focus your search on direct office leases. 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 1,940 sqft. Most properties in this region are close to 2 floors. Most buildings in this region were built in 1981 and are Class B.