The typical asking rate per listing is in the $10's per square foot per year. The Etowah County submarket is seeing a decline in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate decreased $8 per sqft per year. That's a 34% decline in rent.
In the last 90 days, 17 listings have been listed, which means leases are probably going fast. You'll want to be prepared to make an offer immediately. There aren't many listings below 2,000 square feet available, so finding a space for a small business might be tough.
Even though the median size is 5,100 sqft, there are still 0 leases below 2,000 sqft. Most properties in this market are around 2 floors. Most buildings in this market were built in 1991 and are Class A.