The typical asking rate per listing is in the $20's per square foot per year. The Hickory region is seeing a a boost in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate rose $6 per sqft per year. That's a 36% increase in rent.
In the last 90 days, 18 listings have been listed, which means office spaces might be 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.
The standard measurement for office space in this area is around 2,330 sqft. Most properties in this market are around 2 stories. Most buildings in this region were built in 1980 and are Class A.