The typical asking rate per listing is in the $10's per square foot per year. The Cincinnati region is seeing a decline in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate decreased $0 per sqft per year. That's a 1% decline in rent.
Compared to the rest of the Cincinnati market, the Cincinnati region has lower rates, so you should have no trouble finding a great deal in this depreciated submarket.
In the last 90 days, 99 listings have been posted online, so you'll want to check back regularly for new listings. About 8% of the office spaces in the Cincinnati are subleases, so you will probably have to consider a longer term 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 5,110 sqft, there are still 0 leases below 2,000 sqft. Most properties in this area are close to 4 stories. Most buildings in this market were built in 1955 and are Class B.