Most listings are in the $30's per square foot per year. The James Island region is experiencing a a rise in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate rose $8 per sqft per year. That's a 35% increase in rent.
In the last 90 days, 6 listings have been made available, which means listings might be leasing quickly. You'll want to be prepared to tour spaces as quick as possible. About 100% of the available space in the James Island are subleases, so you might be able to snag a great spot on a short term. 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 1,530 sqft. Most properties in this area are close to 1 floors. Most buildings in this region were built in 1976 and are Class B.
Not much of the real estate is used for commercial space, so it might be hard to find office space. Manufacturing is the dominant industry in this market. Most of the occupants of James Island work from home. Commuting close to an hour a day is the norm for those who opt to reside in this part of town.