On average, listings lease in the $10's per square foot per year. The Fort Walton Beach region is seeing a decrease in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate decreased $13 per sqft per year. That's a 40% decrease in rent.
In the last 90 days, 6 listings have been made available, which means new availabilities most likley are going fast. You'll want to be prepared to tour spaces as quick as possible. About 17% of the available leases in the Fort Walton Beach are subleases, so you might be able to snag a great spot on a short term. 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 10,000 sqft, there are still 0 listings below 2,000 sqft. Most buildings in this market are approximately 2 stories. Most buildings in this area were built in 0 and are Class A.