The typical asking rate per listing is in the $20's per square foot per year. The Jefferson County region is experiencing a decline in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate decreased $2 per sqft per year. That's a 7% decrease in rent.
In the last 90 days, 44 listings have been listed, so you'll want to check back regularly for new listings. About 2% of the available space in the Jefferson County are subleases, so you will probably have to consider a longer term lease. There aren't many listings below 2,000 square feet on the market, so finding a space for a small business might be tough.
The standard measurement for office space in this area is around 2,100 sqft. Most buildings in this market are close to 2 floors. Most buildings in this area were built in 1982 and are Class B.