Most listings are in the $20's per square foot per year. The Cleveland submarket is experiencing a decrease in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate decreased $1 per sqft per year. That's a 4% decrease in rent.
Compared to the rest of the Cleveland market, the Cleveland region has lower rates, so you should have no trouble finding a great deal in this depreciated submarket.
In the last 90 days, 116 listings have been posted online, so you'll want to check back regularly for new listings. About 2% of the listings in the Cleveland are subleases, so you will probably have to consider a longer term lease. 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 3,550 sqft, there are still 0 office spaces below 2,000 sqft. Most buildings in this region are around 4 stories. Most buildings in this market were built in 1931 and are Class B.