The typical asking rate per listing is in the $20's per square foot per year. The Johnston County submarket is experiencing a a rise in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate went up $5 per sqft per year. That's a 28% rise in rent.
Compared to the rest of the The Triangle market, the Johnston County region has lower rates, so you should have no trouble finding a great deal in this depreciated region.
In the last 90 days, 27 listings have been listed, which means new listings most likley are leasing quickly. You'll want to be prepared to tour spaces as quick as possible. About 30% of the office spaces in the Johnston County 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 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 properties in this area are approximately 1 stories. Most buildings in this area were built in 1999 and are Class B.