The typical asking rate per listing is in the $20's per square foot per year. The Cincinnati region is going through a a boost in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate rose $4 per sqft per year. That's a 20% increase in rent.
Compared to the rest of the Cincinnati market, the Cincinnati submarket has less expensive rates, so you should have no trouble finding a great deal in this discounted submarket.
In the last 90 days, 99 listings have been posted online, so you'll want to check back regularly for new listings. About 3% of the office spaces in the Cincinnati are subleases, so you will probably need to consider the implications of signing a direct lease with the building. There aren't many listings below 2,000 square feet on the market, so finding a space for a small business might be tough.
Even though the median size is 4,580 sqft, there are still 0 new listings below 2,000 sqft. Most buildings in this area are around 4 floors. Most buildings in this market were built in 1950 and are Class B.