Most listings are in the $10's per square foot per year. The Matthews submarket is experiencing a decrease in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate decreased $15 per sqft per year. That's a 49% decrease in rent.
Compared to the rest of the Metrolina market, the Matthews submarket has less expensive rates, so you should have no trouble finding a great deal in this undervalued submarket.
In the last 90 days, 3 listings have come on the market, which means spaces 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 1,500 sqft. Most properties in this region are close to 1 stories. Most buildings in this market were built in 2004 and are Class A.