The typical asking rate per listing is in the $20's per square foot per year. The McAlpine submarket is going through a a boost in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate went up $26 per sqft per year.
Compared to the rest of the Metrolina market, the McAlpine region has lower rates, so you should have no trouble finding a great deal in this depreciated submarket.
In the last 90 days, 6 listings have come on the market, which means office spaces most likley are going fast. You'll want to be prepared to make an offer immediately. 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 2,440 sqft. Most buildings in this market are close to 4 stories. Most buildings in this market were built in 1990 and are Class B.
Not much of the real estate is used for commercial space, so it might be hard to find office space. Real estate is the dominant industry in this region. Commute by walking is the most popular way to get to work amongst McAlpine folk. Commuting under 5 minutes a day is the norm for those who opt to reside in this part of town.