On average, listings lease in the $10's per square foot per year. The Franklin County region is going through a a boost in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate rose $2 per sqft per year. That's a 11% increase in rent.
Compared to the rest of the The Triangle market, the Franklin County region has lower rates, so you should have no trouble finding a great deal in this undervalued region.
In the last 90 days, 6 listings have come on the market, which means spaces are probably leasing quickly. You'll want to be prepared to tour spaces as quick as possible. There aren't many listings below 2,000 square feet posted, so finding a space for a small business might be tough.
Even though the median size is 3,140 sqft, there are still 0 spaces below 2,000 sqft. Most properties in this region are approximately 1 stories. Most buildings in this area were built in 1997 and are Class B.