Most listings are in the $10's per square foot per year. The Akron region is going through a a rise in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate went up $3 per sqft per year. That's a 15% increase in rent.
In the last 90 days, 58 listings have been posted online, so you'll want to check back regularly for new listings. About 95% of the available space in the Akron 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.
Even though the median size is 5,000 sqft, there are still 0 office spaces below 2,000 sqft. Most properties in this market are approximately 2 floors. Most buildings in this area were built in 1964 and are Class B.