The typical asking rate per listing is in the $20's per square foot per year. The Chattanooga submarket is experiencing a decrease in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate fell $1 per sqft per year. That's a 3% decline in rent.
In the last 90 days, 38 listings have been posted online, which means leases might be going fast. You'll want to be prepared to make an offer immediately. About 3% of the available space in the Chattanooga are subleases, so you will probably need to sign a longer term lease with the landlord directly. There aren't many listings below 2,000 square feet available, so finding a space for a small business might be tough.
The standard measurement for office space in this area is around 2,210 sqft. Most buildings in this region are approximately 1 stories. Most buildings in this region were built in 1957 and are Class Class B.