The typical asking rate per listing is in the $20's per square foot per year. The Alpharetta submarket is seeing a an increase in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate increased $5 per sqft per year. That's a 19% rise in rent.
Compared to the rest of the Metro Atlanta market, the Alpharetta submarket has more expensive rates, and you'll have to negotiate above asking rent to be in this hot region.
In the last 90 days, 100 listings have come on the market, so you'll want to check back regularly for new listings. About 1% of the listings in the Alpharetta are subleases, so you will probably need to sign a longer term lease with the landlord directly. There aren't many listings below 2,000 square feet on the market, so finding a space for a small business might be tough.
Even though the median size is 3,940 sqft, there are still 0 office spaces below 2,000 sqft. Most properties in this area are close to 3 stories. Most buildings in this area were built in 1998 and are Class A.