Most listings are in the $20's per square foot per year. The Decatur submarket is experiencing a an increase in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate increased $28 per sqft per year.
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 depreciated region.
In the last 90 days, 42 listings have been posted online, so you'll want to check back regularly for new listings. About 26% of the available leases in the Decatur 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 posted, so finding a space for a small business might be tough.
Even though the median size is 3,110 sqft, there are still 0 leases below 2,000 sqft. Most properties in this market are close to 7 floors. Most buildings in this region were built in 1974 and are Class A.