The typical asking rate per listing is in the $10's per square foot per year. The Springfield submarket is experiencing a decrease in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate decreased $1 per sqft per year. That's a 4% decrease in rent.
In the last 90 days, 166 listings have been listed, so you'll want to check back regularly for new listings. About 1% of the available leases in the Springfield are subleases, so you will probably have to consider a longer term lease. 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 2,020 sqft. Most buildings in this area are approximately 1 floors. Most buildings in this area were built in 1994 and are Class A.