Most listings are in the $0's per square foot per year. The Nevada City submarket is experiencing a decline in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate decreased $23 per sqft per year. That's a 100% decrease in rent.
In the last 90 days, 2 listings have been made available, which means leases might be leasing quickly. You'll want to be prepared to make an offer immediately. There aren't many listings below 2,000 square feet available, so finding a space for a small business might be tough.
The standard measurement for office space in this area is around 360 sqft. Most buildings in this area are around 1 stories. Most buildings in this market were built in 2008 and are Class B.