The typical asking rate per listing is in the $20's per square foot per year. The Matthews submarket is going through a decline in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate fell $3 per sqft per year. That's a 11% decline in rent.
Compared to the rest of the Metrolina market, the Matthews submarket has smaller rates, so you should have no trouble finding a great deal in this depreciated submarket.
In the last 90 days, 12 listings have been made available, which means spaces might be 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 2,050 sqft. Most buildings in this market are around 1 stories. Most buildings in this region were built in 2005 and are Class B.