On average, listings lease in the $10's per square foot per year. The Effingham County region is experiencing a a rise in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate increased $19 per sqft per year.
In the last 90 days, 2 listings have been posted online, which means listings are probably leasing quickly. You'll want to be prepared to make an offer immediately. About 100% of the listings in the Effingham County 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 posted, so finding a space for a small business might be tough.
The standard measurement for office space in this area is around 930 sqft. Most buildings in this area were built in 2007 and are Class A.