On average, listings lease in the $10's per square foot per year. The Gastonia region is experiencing a decrease in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate fell $6 per sqft per year. That's a 25% decline in rent.
Compared to the rest of the Metrolina market, the Gastonia region has lower rates, so you should have no trouble finding a great deal in this undervalued submarket.
In the last 90 days, 4 listings have been listed, which means leases are probably going fast. You'll want to be prepared to make an offer immediately. There aren't many listings below 2,000 square feet posted, so finding a space for a small business might be tough.
Even though the median size is 3,060 sqft, there are still 0 office spaces below 2,000 sqft. Most buildings in this area are approximately 1 stories. Most buildings in this region were built in 1984 and are Class B.