On average, listings lease in the $10's per square foot per year. The Santa Rosa County submarket is going through a decrease in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate fell $18 per sqft per year. That's a 51% decline in rent.
In the last 90 days, 24 listings have come on the market, which means listings are probably going fast. You'll want to be prepared to tour spaces as quick as possible. About 129% of the available space in the Santa Rosa County are subleases, so you might be able to sign a shorter term by taking over a previous lease. 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 1,100 sqft. Most buildings in this area are approximately 1 floors. Most buildings in this area were built in 1986 and are Class B.