On average, listings lease in the $20's per square foot per year. The Rochester Hills region is going through a a rise in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate went up $20 per sqft per year.
Compared to the rest of the Metro Detroit market, the Rochester Hills submarket has less expensive rates, so you should have no trouble finding a great deal in this discounted submarket.
In the last 90 days, 10 listings have been posted online, which means spaces most likley are leasing quickly. You'll want to be prepared to make an offer immediately. About 70% of the available space in the Rochester Hills 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 posted, so finding a space for a small business might be tough.
Even though the median size is 3,200 sqft, there are still 0 spaces below 2,000 sqft. Most buildings in this market are close to 1 stories. Most buildings in this area were built in 1988 and are Class Class B.