The typical asking rate per listing is in the $20's per square foot per year. The Raleigh region is experiencing a a rise in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate went up $1 per sqft per year. That's a 2% increase in rent.
Compared to the rest of the The Triangle market, the Raleigh region has higher rates, and you'll need to make a great offer to be in this hot region.
In the last 90 days, 302 listings have been posted online, so you'll want to check back regularly for new listings. About 4% of the listings in the Raleigh are subleases, so you will probably need to sign a longer term lease with the landlord directly. 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 2,390 sqft. Most buildings in this market are around 2 stories. Most buildings in this region were built in 1986 and are Class B.