The typical asking rate per listing is in the $10's per square foot per year. The Port Charlotte submarket is seeing a an increase in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate rose $1 per sqft per year. That's a 8% increase in rent.
In the last 90 days, 22 listings have come on the market, which means listings most likley are going fast. 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 2,190 sqft. Most buildings in this area are around 1 stories. Most buildings in this region were built in 1983 and are Class B.