The typical asking rate per listing is in the $10's per square foot per year. The Roanoke County submarket is experiencing a decrease in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate decreased $3 per sqft per year. That's a 17% decline in rent.
In the last 90 days, 28 listings have been posted online, which means new listings most likley are leasing quickly. You'll want to be prepared to tour spaces as quick as possible. 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 2,000 sqft. Most properties in this market are close to 2 floors. Most buildings in this region were built in 1953 and are Class B.