The typical asking rate per listing is in the $0's per square foot per year. The Bessemer region is experiencing a decline in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate fell $18 per sqft per year. That's a 100% decrease in rent.
In the last 90 days, 5 listings have been listed, which means spaces might be leasing quickly. You'll want to be prepared to tour spaces as quick as possible. There aren't many listings below 2,000 square feet posted, so finding a space for a small business might be tough.
The standard measurement for office space in this area is around sqft.