Most listings are in the $30's per square foot per year. The Durham region is seeing a an increase in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate rose $1 per sqft per year. That's a 2% rise in rent.
Compared to the rest of the The Triangle market, the Durham submarket has greater rates, and you'll have to negotiate above asking rent to be in this hot submarket.
In the last 90 days, 91 listings have been listed, so you'll want to check back regularly for new listings. About 2% of the available leases in the Durham are subleases, so you will probably have to focus your search on direct office leases. 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 4,070 sqft, there are still 0 listings below 2,000 sqft. Most properties in this area are close to 2 stories. Most buildings in this region were built in 1995 and are Class A.