The typical asking rate per listing is in the $30's per square foot per year. The Merrimack County region is seeing a a rise in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate went up $8 per sqft per year. That's a 29% rise in rent.
In the last 90 days, 181 listings have been made available, so you'll want to check back regularly for new listings. About 25% of the available space in the Merrimack County are subleases, so you might be able to sign a shorter term by taking over a previous lease. 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 620 sqft. Most buildings in this area are approximately 2 floors. Most buildings in this market were built in 1950 and are Class Class B.