On average, listings lease in the $20's per square foot per year. The Summit County region is going through a decline in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate fell $13 per sqft per year. That's a 33% decline in rent.
In the last 90 days, 13 listings have been posted online, which means listings might be going fast. You'll want to be prepared to tour spaces as quick as possible. About 15% of the listings in the Summit County are subleases, so you might be able to sign a shorter term by taking over a previous lease. There aren't many listings below 2,000 square feet available, so finding a space for a small business might be tough.
The standard measurement for office space in this area is around 2,500 sqft. Most buildings in this area are around 2 stories. Most buildings in this market were built in 1996 and are Class B.