Most listings are in the $10's per square foot per year. The Blount County region is experiencing a decrease in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate fell $2 per sqft per year. That's a 8% decline in rent.
In the last 90 days, 4 listings have been listed, which means leases are probably leasing quickly. You'll want to be prepared to tour spaces as quick as possible. About 625% of the listings in the Blount 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 1,350 sqft. Most buildings in this market are approximately 1 floors. Most buildings in this region were built in 1956 and are Class Class B.