Most listings are in the $20's per square foot per year. The Albemarle County region is seeing a a boost in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate increased $3 per sqft per year. That's a 11% rise in rent.
In the last 90 days, 7 listings have come on the market, which means new availabilities are probably leasing quickly. You'll want to be prepared to make an offer immediately. About 14% of the available space in the Albemarle County 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 available, so finding a space for a small business might be tough.
Even though the median size is 3,150 sqft, there are still 0 spaces below 2,000 sqft. Most buildings in this market are close to 2 stories. Most buildings in this market were built in 2002 and are Class A.