The typical asking rate per listing is in the $20's per square foot per year. The Merriam submarket is experiencing a decline in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate decreased $3 per sqft per year. That's a 10% decline in rent.
In the last 90 days, 14 listings have been posted online, which means new listings most likley are going fast. You'll want to be prepared to make an offer immediately. There aren't many listings below 2,000 square feet posted, so finding a space for a small business might be tough.
Even though the median size is 6,200 sqft, there are still 0 office spaces below 2,000 sqft. Most buildings in this region are around 3 floors. Most buildings in this market were built in 1980 and are Class B.