The typical asking rate per listing is in the $20's per square foot per year. The Knox County region is seeing a an increase in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate increased $2 per sqft per year. That's a 10% rise in rent.
In the last 90 days, 73 listings have come on the market, so you'll want to check back regularly for new listings. About 7% of the listings in the Knox County are subleases, so you will probably need to consider the implications of signing a direct lease with the building. There aren't many listings below 2,000 square feet available, so finding a space for a small business might be tough.
Even though the median size is 2,600 sqft, there are still 0 spaces below 2,000 sqft. Most buildings in this market are close to 1 floors. Most buildings in this region were built in 1917 and are Class Class B.