Most listings are in the $30's per square foot per year. The Durham region is seeing a a boost in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate increased $10 per sqft per year. That's a 48% rise in rent.
Compared to the rest of the The Triangle market, the Durham submarket has more expensive rates, and you'll have to negotiate above asking rent to be in this hot submarket.
In the last 90 days, 79 listings have been made available, so you'll want to check back regularly for new listings. About 3% of the listings in the Durham are subleases, so you will probably need to sign a longer term lease with the landlord directly. There aren't many listings below 2,000 square feet on the market, so finding a space for a small business might be tough.
Even though the median size is 3,000 sqft, there are still 0 office spaces below 2,000 sqft. Most buildings in this area are close to 2 stories. Most buildings in this region were built in 1995 and are Class A.