The typical asking rate per listing is in the $10's per square foot per year. The Lapeer County submarket is seeing a decline in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate decreased $3 per sqft per year. That's a 14% decrease in rent.
Compared to the rest of the Metro Detroit market, the Lapeer County region has smaller rates, so you should have no trouble finding a great deal in this undervalued submarket.
In the last 90 days, 12 listings have been posted online, which means listings are probably leasing quickly. You'll want to be prepared to make an offer immediately. There aren't many listings below 2,000 square feet available, so finding a space for a small business might be tough.
The standard measurement for office space in this area is around 850 sqft. Most buildings in this area are close to 1 stories. Most buildings in this region were built in 1958 and are Class B.