On average, listings lease in the $10's per square foot per year. The Johnston County submarket is experiencing a decline in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate fell $40 per sqft per year. That's a 68% decline in rent.
Compared to the rest of the The Triangle market, the Johnston County submarket has less expensive rates, so you should have no trouble finding a great deal in this undervalued region.
In the last 90 days, 10 listings have come on the market, which means leases most likley are going fast. You'll want to be prepared to tour spaces as quick as possible. 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 2,400 sqft. Most properties in this area are close to 1 floors. Most buildings in this region were built in 1995 and are Class B.