The typical asking rate per listing is in the $10's per square foot per year. The Ashland submarket is experiencing a an increase in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate went up $15 per sqft per year.
In the last 90 days, 2 listings have come on the market, which means leases most likley are going fast. You'll want to be prepared to make an offer immediately. There aren't many listings below 2,000 square feet on the market, so finding a space for a small business might be tough.
Even though the median size is 4,200 sqft, there are still 0 new availabilities below 2,000 sqft. Most properties in this region are around 2 stories. Most buildings in this region were built in 1992 and are Class B.