Most listings are in the $20's per square foot per year. The Chittenden County region is seeing a decline in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate decreased $1 per sqft per year. That's a 6% decrease in rent.
In the last 90 days, 60 listings have been made available, so you'll want to check back regularly for new listings. About 2% of the available space in the Chittenden County are subleases, so you will probably need to sign a longer term lease with the landlord directly. 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 2,380 sqft. Most properties in this area are close to 2 stories. Most buildings in this market were built in 1870 and are Class A.