The typical asking rate per listing is in the $30's per square foot per year. The Surprise submarket is going through a decrease in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate fell $1 per sqft per year. That's a 2% decrease in rent.
Compared to the rest of the Phoenix Metropolitan Area market, the Surprise region has more expensive rates, and you'll need to pay a premium to be in this hot region.
In the last 90 days, 22 listings have come on the market, which means new availabilities might be leasing quickly. You'll want to be prepared to make an offer immediately. 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 1,500 sqft. Most properties in this area are approximately 2 stories. Most buildings in this market were built in 2006 and are Class B.