Most listings are in the $20's per square foot per year. The Chatham County submarket is seeing a decrease in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate decreased $3 per sqft per year. That's a 11% decrease in rent.
Compared to the rest of the The Triangle market, the Chatham County region has smaller rates, so you should have no trouble finding a great deal in this depreciated region.
In the last 90 days, 2 listings have been listed, which means new availabilities most likley are leasing quickly. You'll want to be prepared to make an offer immediately. 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 1,670 sqft. Most buildings in this region are approximately 1 floors. Most buildings in this region were built in 2005 and are Class A.