On average, listings lease in the $10's per square foot per year. The Catawba County submarket is experiencing a a rise in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate went up $18 per sqft per year.
In the last 90 days, 19 listings have been made available, which means spaces most likley are leasing quickly. You'll want to be prepared to make an offer immediately. About 258% of the listings in the Catawba County are subleases, so you might be able to sign a shorter term by taking over a previous lease. 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 720 sqft. Most buildings in this market are approximately 1 floors. Most buildings in this region were built in 1982 and are Class A.