Most listings are in the $20's per square foot per year. The Rowan County region is going through a an increase in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate went up $8 per sqft per year. That's a 50% increase in rent.
In the last 90 days, 5 listings have come on the market, which means leases are probably leasing quickly. You'll want to be prepared to tour spaces as quick as possible. About 340% of the available space in the Rowan County are subleases, so you might be able to snag a great spot on a short term. 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 1,250 sqft. Most buildings in this area are approximately 1 floors. Most buildings in this market were built in 1967 and are Class B.