The typical asking rate per listing is in the $20's per square foot per year. The Akron region is going through a an increase in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate went up $4 per sqft per year. That's a 20% increase in rent.
In the last 90 days, 58 listings have been posted online, so you'll want to check back regularly for new listings. About 62% of the available space in the Akron are subleases, so you might be able to snag a great spot on a short term. 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 5,090 sqft, there are still 0 new availabilities below 2,000 sqft. Most properties in this region are approximately 2 floors. Most buildings in this area were built in 1963 and are Class B.