On average, listings lease in the $20's per square foot per year. The Cornelius region is experiencing a a rise in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate went up $28 per sqft per year.
Compared to the rest of the Metrolina market, the Cornelius submarket has greater rates, and you'll need to make a great offer to be in this hot submarket.
In the last 90 days, 5 listings have come on the market, which means leases most likley are leasing quickly. You'll want to be prepared to tour spaces as quick as possible. About 180% of the available leases in the Cornelius 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 available, so finding a space for a small business might be tough.
The standard measurement for office space in this area is around 1,440 sqft. Most buildings in this area are around 2 stories. Most buildings in this market were built in 1999 and are Class A.