Most listings are in the $10's per square foot per year. The Gastonia submarket is going through a a rise in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate rose $4 per sqft per year. That's a 24% rise in rent.
Compared to the rest of the Metrolina market, the Gastonia region has less expensive rates, so you should have no trouble finding a great deal in this undervalued region.
In the last 90 days, 4 listings have been made available, which means office spaces are probably leasing quickly. You'll want to be prepared to tour spaces as quick as possible. About 125% of the office spaces in the Gastonia are subleases, so you might be able to find a shorter term or below market rent. 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 6,610 sqft, there are still 0 office spaces below 2,000 sqft. Most properties in this region are approximately 1 stories. Most buildings in this area were built in 1982 and are Class B.