On average, listings lease in the $20's per square foot per year. The Columbia region is seeing a decline in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate decreased $1 per sqft per year. That's a 6% decrease in rent.
In the last 90 days, 44 listings have been listed, so you'll want to check back regularly for new listings. 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 2,200 sqft. Most properties in this market are close to 2 floors. Most buildings in this area were built in 1997 and are Class A.