Most listings are in the $30's per square foot per year. The North Bay submarket is going through a decrease in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate decreased $6 per sqft per year. That's a 15% decrease in rent.
In the last 90 days, 323 listings have been made available, so you'll want to check back regularly for new listings. About 102% of the listings in the North Bay 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.
The standard measurement for office space in this area is around 1,900 sqft. Most buildings in this area are approximately 2 stories. Most buildings in this area were built in 1983 and are Class B.