The typical asking rate per listing is in the $30's per square foot per year. The James Island region is experiencing a a rise in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate rose $33 per sqft per year. That's a Inf% increase in rent.
In the last 90 days, 1 listings have been listed, which means office spaces are probably going fast. You'll want to be prepared to tour spaces as quick as possible. 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 1,900 sqft. Most buildings in this market were built in 2013 and are Class C.
Not much of the real estate is used for commercial space, so it might be hard to find office space. Manufacturing is the dominant industry in this market. Most of the folk of James Island work from home. Commuting close to an hour a day is the norm for those who opt to reside in this part of town.