Compared to the rest of the Phoenix Metropolitan Area market, the Tempe submarket has lower rates, so you should have no trouble finding a great deal in this discounted region.
In the last 90 days, 69 listings have been listed, so you'll want to check back regularly for new listings. About 3% of the available space in the Tempe are subleases, so you will probably have to consider a longer term lease. 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 1,440 sqft. Most buildings in this market are around 2 stories. Most buildings in this region were built in 1986 and are Class B.