On average, listings lease in the $10's per square foot per year. The Saint Clair Shores submarket is experiencing a an increase in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate increased $1 per sqft per year. That's a 7% increase in rent.
Compared to the rest of the Metro Detroit market, the Saint Clair Shores submarket has lower rates, so you should have no trouble finding a great deal in this depreciated submarket.
In the last 90 days, 9 listings have come on the market, which means new listings might be leasing quickly. You'll want to be prepared to make an offer immediately. About 178% of the available leases in the Saint Clair Shores 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.
The standard measurement for office space in this area is around 810 sqft. Most properties in this area are around 1 floors. Most buildings in this area were built in 1970 and are Class B.
Not much of the real estate is used for commercial space, so it might be hard to find office space. Utilities is the dominant industry in this market. Most of the folk of Saint Clair Shores work from home. Commuting more than an hour and a half a day is the norm for those who opt to reside in this part of town.