The typical asking rate per listing is in the $20's per square foot per year. The Asheville submarket is seeing a an increase in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate went up $0 per sqft per year. That's a 1% rise in rent.
In the last 90 days, 50 listings have come on the market, so you'll want to check back regularly for new listings. About 48% of the office spaces in the Asheville are subleases, so you might be able to sign a shorter term by taking over a previous lease. 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 1,350 sqft. Most buildings in this market are around 2 floors. Most buildings in this area were built in 1974 and are Class B.