The typical asking rate per listing is in the $20's per square foot per year. The Gilbert region is seeing a an increase in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate went up $2 per sqft per year. That's a 8% rise in rent.
Compared to the rest of the Phoenix Metropolitan Area market, the Gilbert region has more expensive rates, and you'll need to make a great offer to be in this hot region.
In the last 90 days, 81 listings have been posted online, so you'll want to check back regularly for new listings. About 1% of the available leases in the Gilbert are subleases, so you will probably have to consider a longer term 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 1,910 sqft. Most buildings in this market are around 2 stories. Most buildings in this area were built in 2006 and are Class B.