The typical asking rate per listing is in the $20's per square foot per year. The Fort Wayne 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 7% increase in rent.
In the last 90 days, 54 listings have come on the market, so you'll want to check back regularly for new listings. About 15% of the listings in the Fort Wayne 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 posted, so finding a space for a small business might be tough.
The standard measurement for office space in this area is around 2,360 sqft. Most properties in this area are close to 1 floors. Most buildings in this market were built in 1975 and are Class B.