The typical asking rate per listing is in the $20's per square foot per year. The Roanoke submarket is going through a decline in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate decreased $3 per sqft per year. That's a 11% decrease in rent.
In the last 90 days, 42 listings have been made available, so you'll want to check back regularly for new listings. About 112% of the available space in the Roanoke are subleases, so you might be able to snag a great spot on a short term. 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 900 sqft. Most properties in this region are around 2 stories. Most buildings in this market were built in 1957 and are Class B.