The typical asking rate per listing is in the $10's per square foot per year. The Columbia submarket is seeing a decrease in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate fell $4 per sqft per year. That's a 21% decline in rent.
In the last 90 days, 44 listings have come on the market, so you'll want to check back regularly for new listings. About 70% of the office spaces in the Columbia 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 1,600 sqft. Most properties in this area are approximately 2 stories. Most buildings in this region were built in 1997 and are Class A.