On average, listings lease in the $20's per square foot per year. The Gainesville region is seeing a a boost in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate increased $3 per sqft per year. That's a 14% increase in rent.
In the last 90 days, 25 listings have come on the market, which means new availabilities might be leasing quickly. You'll want to be prepared to tour spaces as quick as possible. About 216% of the office spaces in the Gainesville are subleases, so you might be able to find a shorter term or below market rent. 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 2,300 sqft. Most properties in this area are approximately 2 floors. Most buildings in this area were built in 1980 and are Class A.