On average, listings lease in the $20's per square foot per year. The Gainesville region is experiencing a a rise in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate rose $4 per sqft per year. That's a 20% increase in rent.
In the last 90 days, 35 listings have come on the market, which means spaces might be going fast. You'll want to be prepared to make an offer immediately. 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 1,490 sqft. Most properties in this market are close to 2 stories. Most buildings in this market were built in 1976 and are Class A.