Most listings are in the $20's per square foot per year. The Downtown Rochester submarket is going through a a rise in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate increased $3 per sqft per year. That's a 13% rise in rent.
Compared to the rest of the Metro Detroit market, the Downtown Rochester submarket has more expensive rates, and you'll need to pay a premium to be in this hot region.
In the last 90 days, 4 listings have been listed, which means leases most likley are leasing quickly. You'll want to be prepared to tour spaces as quick as possible. 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 2,400 sqft. Most buildings in this market are around 2 floors. Most buildings in this area were built in 1971 and are Class B.
Not much of the real estate is used for commercial space, so it might be hard to find office space. Waste services is the dominant industry in this area. Commute by walking is the most popular way to get to work amongst Downtown Rochester folk. Commuting between 30 and 45 minutes a day is the norm for those who opt to reside in this part of town.