On average, listings lease in the $20's per square foot per year. The Springfield submarket is seeing a a boost in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate increased $21 per sqft per year.
In the last 90 days, 38 listings have been listed, which means leases are probably leasing quickly. You'll want to be prepared to make an offer immediately. About 55% of the available space in the Springfield 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.
The standard measurement for office space in this area is around 2,170 sqft. Most properties in this area are approximately 2 stories. Most buildings in this area were built in 1915 and are Class A.