The typical asking rate per listing is in the $20's per square foot per year. The Oakland County submarket is going through a an increase in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate rose $1 per sqft per year. That's a 6% increase in rent.
Compared to the rest of the Metro Detroit market, the Oakland County submarket has higher rates, and you'll have to negotiate above asking rent to be in this hot region.
In the last 90 days, 472 listings have been listed, so you'll want to check back regularly for new listings. About 3% of the available space in the Oakland County are subleases, so you will probably have to focus your search on direct office leases. 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 2,390 sqft. Most properties in this area are close to 1 floors. Most buildings in this market were built in 1978 and are Class B.