The typical asking rate per listing is in the $20's per square foot per year. The Downtown Lakeland submarket is going through a a boost in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate went up $7 per sqft per year. That's a 29% increase in rent.
In the last 90 days, 22 listings have been made available, which means new availabilities are probably leasing quickly. You'll want to be prepared to make an offer immediately. About 82% of the listings in the Downtown Lakeland 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.
The standard measurement for office space in this area is around 2,000 sqft. Most buildings in this market are around 2 floors. Most buildings in this area were built in 1958 and are Class A.
A large portion of this region is residential, but there's plenty of office_space. Waste services is the dominant industry in this market. Commute by motorcycle is the most popular way to get to work amongst Downtown Lakeland residents. Commuting between 30 and 45 minutes a day is the norm for those who opt to reside in this part of town.