The typical asking rate per listing is in the $20's per square foot per year. The Dayton submarket is experiencing a decrease in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate fell $7 per sqft per year. That's a 24% decrease in rent.
In the last 90 days, 25 listings have been made available, which means leases might be leasing quickly. You'll want to be prepared to tour spaces as quick as possible. About 8% of the listings in the Dayton are subleases, so you will probably need to sign a longer term lease with the landlord directly. 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 1,650 sqft. Most buildings in this region are close to 2 floors. Most buildings in this region were built in 1972 and are Class B.