Most listings are in the $10's per square foot per year. The Gastonia region is seeing a an increase in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate rose $16 per sqft per year.
Compared to the rest of the Metrolina market, the Gastonia region has lower rates, so you should have no trouble finding a great deal in this undervalued submarket.
In the last 90 days, 4 listings have come on the market, which means office spaces might be leasing quickly. You'll want to be prepared to make an offer immediately. About 375% of the available leases in the Gastonia are subleases, so you might be able to sign a shorter term by taking over a previous lease. 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 2,340 sqft. Most properties in this area are approximately 1 floors. Most buildings in this area were built in 1984 and are Class B.