The typical asking rate per listing is in the $20's per square foot per year. The New Center region is going through a a rise in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate increased $22 per sqft per year.
Compared to the rest of the Detroit market, the New Center region has lower rates, so you should have no trouble finding a great deal in this discounted submarket.
In the last 90 days, 18 listings have been listed, which means spaces most likley are leasing quickly. 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 2,670 sqft, there are still 0 new listings below 2,000 sqft. Most buildings in this market are around 4 stories. Most buildings in this region were built in 1959 and are Class A.
A large portion of this area is residential, but there's plenty of office_space. Education is the dominant industry in this market. Commute by bike is the most popular way to get to work amongst New Center folk. Commuting close to an hour and a half a day is the norm for those who opt to reside in this part of town.