On average, listings lease in the $10's per square foot per year. The Richland County submarket is seeing a decrease in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate fell $1 per sqft per year. That's a 6% decline in rent.
In the last 90 days, 95 listings have been posted online, so you'll want to check back regularly for new listings. About 3% of the listings in the Richland County are subleases, so you will probably have to focus your search on direct office leases. 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 2,210 sqft. Most buildings in this region are close to 2 stories. Most buildings in this area were built in 1975 and are Class B.