The typical asking rate per listing is in the $20's per square foot per year. The Surprise region is experiencing a decline in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate decreased $10 per sqft per year. That's a 32% decline in rent.
Compared to the rest of the Phoenix Metropolitan Area market, the Surprise region has less expensive rates, so you should have no trouble finding a great deal in this undervalued submarket.
In the last 90 days, 7 listings have been posted online, which means listings are probably going fast. You'll want to be prepared to make an offer immediately. 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 1,100 sqft. Most properties in this market are around 2 stories. Most buildings in this market were built in 2006 and are Class B.