The typical asking rate per listing is in the $20's per square foot per year. The Duluth region is seeing a decline in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate decreased $3 per sqft per year. That's a 10% decrease in rent.
In the last 90 days, 54 listings have come on the market, so you'll want to check back regularly for new listings. About 11% of the available space in the Duluth 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 available, so finding a space for a small business might be tough.
Even though the median size is 2,600 sqft, there are still 0 leases below 2,000 sqft. Most properties in this area are close to 3 floors. Most buildings in this market were built in 1926 and are Class A.