Compared to the rest of the Metrolina market, the Cornelius submarket has more expensive rates, and you'll need to pay a premium to be in this hot region.
In the last 90 days, 5 listings have been posted online, which means leases most likley are leasing quickly. You'll want to be prepared to make an offer immediately. About 20% of the listings in the Cornelius are subleases, so you might be able to find a shorter term or below market rent. There aren't many listings below 2,000 square feet on the market, so finding a space for a small business might be tough.
Even though the median size is 2,800 sqft, there are still 0 new listings below 2,000 sqft. Most properties in this market are close to 2 stories. Most buildings in this region were built in 1999 and are Class A.