Most listings are in the $10's per square foot per year. The Gainesville submarket is seeing a decrease in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate fell $5 per sqft per year. That's a 25% decrease in rent.
In the last 90 days, 25 listings have been made available, which means listings are probably going fast. You'll want to be prepared to make an offer immediately. About 184% of the available space in the Gainesville 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 available, so finding a space for a small business might be tough.
The standard measurement for office space in this area is around 2,300 sqft. Most properties in this market are close to 2 floors. Most buildings in this market were built in 1980 and are Class A.