Most listings are in the $10's per square foot per year. The Eastpointe region is going through a a rise in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate increased $3 per sqft per year. That's a 15% increase in rent.
Compared to the rest of the Metro Detroit market, the Eastpointe submarket has lower rates, so you should have no trouble finding a great deal in this undervalued region.
In the last 90 days, 6 listings have been posted online, which means leases most likley are leasing quickly. You'll want to be prepared to make an offer immediately. 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 28,000 sqft, there are still 0 new listings below 2,000 sqft. Most properties in this region are approximately 1 floors. Most buildings in this area were built in 1963 and are Class B.