On average, listings lease in the $20's per square foot per year. The Oakland County submarket is going through a decline in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate decreased $2 per sqft per year. That's a 9% decline in rent.
Compared to the rest of the Metro Detroit market, the Oakland County submarket has smaller rates, so you should have no trouble finding a great deal in this undervalued region.
In the last 90 days, 711 listings have come on the market, so you'll want to check back regularly for new listings. About 3% of the available leases in the Oakland County are subleases, so you will probably need to consider the implications of signing a direct lease with the building. 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 2,580 sqft, there are still 0 spaces below 2,000 sqft. Most properties in this region are approximately 1 floors. Most buildings in this region were built in 1978 and are Class B.