The typical asking rate per listing is in the $20's per square foot per year. The Columbia region is experiencing a an increase in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate went up $21 per sqft per year.
In the last 90 days, 44 listings have been posted online, so you'll want to check back regularly for new listings. About 130% of the office spaces in the Columbia 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 2,000 sqft. Most properties in this area are approximately 2 floors. Most buildings in this market were built in 1997 and are Class A.