On average, listings lease in the $20's per square foot per year. The Decatur region is going through a decrease in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate fell $3 per sqft per year. That's a 9% decline in rent.
Compared to the rest of the Metro Atlanta market, the Decatur region has less expensive rates, so you should have no trouble finding a great deal in this discounted submarket.
In the last 90 days, 42 listings have come on the market, so you'll want to check back regularly for new listings. About 26% of the listings in the Decatur are subleases, so you might be able to find a shorter term or below market rent. There aren't many listings below 2,000 square feet available, so finding a space for a small business might be tough.
Even though the median size is 3,110 sqft, there are still 0 listings below 2,000 sqft. Most properties in this area are close to 7 floors. Most buildings in this region were built in 1974 and are Class A.