Most listings are in the $30's per square foot per year. The Monroe region is going through a an increase in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate went up $12 per sqft per year. That's a 57% rise in rent.
Compared to the rest of the Metrolina market, the Monroe region has higher rates, and you'll have to negotiate above asking rent to be in this hot region.
In the last 90 days, 19 listings have been listed, which means new availabilities are probably going fast. You'll want to be prepared to make an offer immediately. There aren't many listings below 2,000 square feet on the market, so finding a space for a small business might be tough.
The standard measurement for office space in this area is around 270 sqft. Most properties in this market are around 1 floors. Most buildings in this market were built in 1993 and are Class B.