The typical asking rate per listing is in the $30's per square foot per year. The Tampa region is seeing a a rise in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate increased $3 per sqft per year. That's a 8% increase in rent.
Compared to the rest of the Tampa Bay market, the Tampa region has higher rates, and you'll have to negotiate above asking rent to be in this hot region.
In the last 90 days, 189 listings have been made available, so you'll want to check back regularly for new listings. About 96% of the office spaces in the Tampa are subleases, so you might be able to sign a shorter term by taking over a previous lease. 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 3,170 sqft, there are still 0 leases below 2,000 sqft. Most buildings in this market are around 2 stories. Most buildings in this market were built in 1945 and are Class A.