Most listings are in the $20's per square foot per year. The Nashville region is seeing a a rise in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate went up $2 per sqft per year. That's a 9% rise in rent.
Compared to the rest of the Nashville market, the Nashville submarket has less expensive rates, so you should have no trouble finding a great deal in this depreciated submarket.
In the last 90 days, 106 listings have come on the market, so you'll want to check back regularly for new listings. About 1% of the listings in the Nashville 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 available, so finding a space for a small business might be tough.
Even though the median size is 3,760 sqft, there are still 0 new listings below 2,000 sqft. Most properties in this region are around 3 stories. Most buildings in this market were built in 1984 and are Class B.