On average, listings lease in the $10's per square foot per year. The Southern Pines region is going through a a rise in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate rose $4 per sqft per year. That's a 25% rise in rent.
In the last 90 days, 13 listings have been made available, which means new listings most likley are going fast. You'll want to be prepared to make an offer immediately. About 8% of the office spaces in the Southern Pines 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 posted, so finding a space for a small business might be tough.
The standard measurement for office space in this area is around 2,130 sqft. Most buildings in this region are approximately 1 floors. Most buildings in this market were built in 1997 and are Class B.