The typical asking rate per listing is in the $20's per square foot per year. The Kalamazoo region is experiencing a decline in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate decreased $3 per sqft per year. That's a 10% decline in rent.
In the last 90 days, 16 listings have been listed, which means new listings might be going fast. You'll want to be prepared to tour spaces as quick as possible. About 19% of the available leases in the Kalamazoo 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 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 1,250 sqft. Most properties in this region are around 1 floors. Most buildings in this area were built in 1959 and are Class A.