On average, listings lease in the $10's per square foot per year. The East Forest submarket is going through a a rise in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate went up $18 per sqft per year.
Compared to the rest of the Metrolina market, the East Forest region has smaller rates, so you should have no trouble finding a great deal in this discounted region.
In the last 90 days, 5 listings have come on the market, which means listings most likley are leasing quickly. You'll want to be prepared to make an offer immediately. About 740% of the available leases in the East Forest are subleases, so you might be able to find a shorter term or below market rent. There aren't many listings below 2,000 square feet on the market, so finding a space for a small business might be tough.
The standard measurement for office space in this area is around 1,610 sqft. Most properties in this region are approximately 1 floors. Most buildings in this region were built in 1989 and are Class B.
Not much of the real estate is used for commercial space, so it might be hard to find office space. Health care is the dominant industry in this area. Commute by public transit is the most popular way to get to work amongst East Forest occupants. Commuting around 15 minutes a day is the norm for those who opt to reside in this part of town.