On average, listings lease in the $20's per square foot per year. The Gastonia submarket is seeing a decrease in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate decreased $6 per sqft per year. That's a 19% decrease in rent.
Compared to the rest of the Metrolina market, the Gastonia submarket has smaller 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 new availabilities 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 available, so finding a space for a small business might be tough.
Even though the median size is 3,060 sqft, there are still 0 leases below 2,000 sqft. Most properties in this market are close to 1 floors. Most buildings in this market were built in 1982 and are Class B.