On average, listings lease in the $20's per square foot per year. The St. Clair Shores region is experiencing a decline in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate fell $4 per sqft per year. That's a 16% decrease in rent.
Compared to the rest of the Metro Detroit market, the St. Clair Shores submarket has lower rates, so you should have no trouble finding a great deal in this undervalued region.
In the last 90 days, 10 listings have been made available, which means leases might be leasing quickly. You'll want to be prepared to make an offer immediately. There aren't many listings below 2,000 square feet posted, so finding a space for a small business might be tough.
The standard measurement for office space in this area is around 850 sqft. Most properties in this region are around 1 floors. Most buildings in this area were built in 1967 and are Class B.