On average, listings lease in the $20's per square foot per year. The Tampa Bay submarket is seeing a decrease in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate decreased $1 per sqft per year. That's a 3% decline in rent.
Compared to the rest of the Tampa Bay market, the Tampa Bay submarket has smaller rates, so you should have no trouble finding a great deal in this depreciated submarket.
In the last 90 days, 648 listings have come on the market, so you'll want to check back regularly for new listings. About 3% of the available leases in the Tampa Bay are subleases, so you will probably have to focus your search on direct office leases. There aren't many listings below 2,000 square feet on the market, so finding a space for a small business might be tough.
Even though the median size is 2,850 sqft, there are still 0 spaces below 2,000 sqft. Most properties in this area are approximately 1 stories. Most buildings in this area were built in 1960 and are Class B.