The typical asking rate per listing is in the $30's per square foot per year. The Raleigh submarket is going through a a boost in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate increased $2 per sqft per year. That's a 9% rise 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, 197 listings have been made available, so you'll want to check back regularly for new listings. About 5% of the listings in the Raleigh are subleases, so you will probably need to consider the implications of signing a direct lease with the building. 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 3,170 sqft, there are still 0 new availabilities below 2,000 sqft. Most properties in this area are approximately 2 stories. Most buildings in this market were built in 1986 and are Class B.