On average, listings lease in the $20's per square foot per year. The Gainesville submarket is experiencing a a boost in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate increased $26 per sqft per year.
Compared to the rest of the Metro Atlanta market, the Gainesville region has less expensive rates, so you should have no trouble finding a great deal in this undervalued region.
In the last 90 days, 11 listings have been posted online, which means spaces most likley are going fast. You'll want to be prepared to tour spaces as quick as possible. About 173% of the office spaces in the Gainesville are subleases, so you might be able to find a shorter term or below market rent. 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 7,840 sqft, there are still 0 office spaces below 2,000 sqft. Most buildings in this area are close to 2 stories. Most buildings in this market were built in 1979 and are Class B.