Most listings are in the $20's per square foot per year. The Roanoke submarket is seeing a an increase in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate increased $24 per sqft per year.
In the last 90 days, 42 listings have been made available, so you'll want to check back regularly for new listings. About 60% of the available leases in the Roanoke 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 1,910 sqft. Most properties in this market are around 2 stories. Most buildings in this market were built in 1952 and are Class B.