On average, listings lease in the $20's per square foot per year. The Carson City region is seeing a a rise in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate rose $0 per sqft per year. That's a 2% rise in rent.
In the last 90 days, 80 listings have come on the market, so you'll want to check back regularly for new listings. About 3% of the available leases in the Carson City are subleases, so you will probably have to consider a longer term 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.
The standard measurement for office space in this area is around 1,100 sqft. Most properties in this area are around 2 floors. Most buildings in this area were built in 1977 and are Class B.