Most listings are in the $20's per square foot per year. The Monroe region is going through a decline in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate fell $2 per sqft per year. That's a 8% decrease in rent.
Compared to the rest of the Metrolina market, the Monroe submarket has less expensive rates, so you should have no trouble finding a great deal in this depreciated submarket.
In the last 90 days, 14 listings have been posted online, which means office spaces are probably 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 on the market, so finding a space for a small business might be tough.
The standard measurement for office space in this area is around 640 sqft. Most properties in this region are around 1 stories. Most buildings in this market were built in 1988 and are Class B.