Compared to the rest of the Metro Atlanta market, the Gainesville region has smaller rates, so you should have no trouble finding a great deal in this depreciated submarket.
In the last 90 days, 25 listings have come on the market, which means leases most likley are going fast. You'll want to be prepared to make an offer immediately. About 4% of the office spaces in the Gainesville are subleases, so you will probably have to consider a longer term 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 1,610 sqft. Most buildings in this market are approximately 3 stories. Most buildings in this region were built in 1966 and are Class A.