The typical asking rate per listing is in the $20's per square foot per year. The St. Petersburg region is experiencing a a rise in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate rose $1 per sqft per year. That's a 5% increase in rent.
In the last 90 days, 74 listings have come on the market, so you'll want to check back regularly for new listings. About 1% of the office spaces in the St. Petersburg are subleases, so you will probably need to sign a longer term lease with the landlord directly. There aren't many listings below 2,000 square feet available, so finding a space for a small business might be tough.
Even though the median size is 2,650 sqft, there are still 0 listings below 2,000 sqft. Most properties in this area are close to 2 floors. Most buildings in this market were built in 1950 and are Class B.