The typical asking rate per listing is in the $20's per square foot per year. The Downtown Hickory region is going through a a boost in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate rose $12 per sqft per year. That's a 79% increase in rent.
In the last 90 days, 1 listings have been posted online, which means new availabilities most likley are going fast. You'll want to be prepared to tour spaces as quick as possible. 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 10,500 sqft, there are still 0 new listings below 2,000 sqft. Most buildings in this region are around 3 stories. Most buildings in this market were built in 1939 and are Class A.
This area is fairly equally mixed residential and commercial. Manufacturing is the dominant industry in this area. Commute by car is the most popular way to get to work amongst Downtown Hickory occupants. Commuting around 15 minutes a day is the norm for those who opt to reside in this part of town.