The typical asking rate per listing is in the $20's per square foot per year. The Mechanicsville region is going through a decline in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate fell $2 per sqft per year. That's a 8% decrease in rent.
In the last 90 days, 3 listings have been made available, which means new listings most likley are leasing quickly. You'll want to be prepared to make an offer immediately. About 267% of the available leases in the Mechanicsville are subleases, so you might be able to snag a great spot on a short term. 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 4,030 sqft, there are still 0 office spaces below 2,000 sqft. Most buildings in this market are around 2 floors. Most buildings in this area were built in 1993 and are Class A.