The typical asking rate per listing is in the $10's per square foot per year. The Manatee County submarket is going through a a boost in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate increased $18 per sqft per year.
In the last 90 days, 25 listings have been listed, which means leases most likley are leasing quickly. You'll want to be prepared to tour spaces as quick as possible. About 196% of the listings 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 available, so finding a space for a small business might be tough.
The standard measurement for office space in this area is around 2,470 sqft. Most properties in this market are around 1 floors. Most buildings in this region were built in 1970 and are Class B.