The typical asking rate per listing is in the $10's per square foot per year. The Lathrup Village submarket is seeing a an increase in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate rose $17 per sqft per year.
Compared to the rest of the Metro Detroit market, the Lathrup Village region has smaller rates, so you should have no trouble finding a great deal in this depreciated region.
In the last 90 days, 4 listings have been posted online, which means new availabilities most likley are leasing quickly. You'll want to be prepared to make an offer immediately. About 50% of the available leases in the Lathrup Village are subleases, so you might be able to sign a shorter term by taking over a previous 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 700 sqft. Most buildings in this area are around 2 stories. Most buildings in this region were built in 1966 and are Class B.