Most listings are in the $10's per square foot per year. The Merced region is seeing a decrease 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, 5 listings have been made available, which means new listings most likley are 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.
Even though the median size is 14,950 sqft, there are still 0 spaces below 2,000 sqft. Most buildings in this region are approximately 1 floors. Most buildings in this region were built in 1940 and are Class A.