The typical asking rate per listing is in the $30's per square foot per year. The Watauga County region is experiencing a a boost in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate increased $35 per sqft per year.
In the last 90 days, 4 listings have come on the market, which means new listings most likley are leasing quickly. You'll want to be prepared to make an offer immediately. 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 180 sqft. Most buildings in this region are close to 3 floors. Most buildings in this area were built in 2008 and are Class A.