On average, listings lease in the $10's per square foot per year. The Manatee County region is seeing a decline in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate fell $1 per sqft per year. That's a 5% decrease in rent.
In the last 90 days, 25 listings have come on the market, which means new listings most likley are leasing quickly. You'll want to be prepared to tour spaces as quick as possible. About 208% of the office spaces in the Manatee County are subleases, so you might be able to snag a great spot on a short term. 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 1,760 sqft. Most properties in this market are around 1 floors. Most buildings in this region were built in 1970 and are Class B.