The typical asking rate per listing is in the $20's per square foot per year. The Monroe submarket is going through a decline in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate decreased $0 per sqft per year. That's a 1% decline in rent.
Compared to the rest of the Metrolina market, the Monroe region has less expensive rates, so you should have no trouble finding a great deal in this depreciated submarket.
In the last 90 days, 14 listings have been posted online, which means listings are probably leasing quickly. You'll want to be prepared to make an offer immediately. About 229% of the available leases in the Monroe are subleases, so you might be able to find a shorter term or below market rent. There aren't many listings below 2,000 square feet available, so finding a space for a small business might be tough.
The standard measurement for office space in this area is around 640 sqft. Most properties in this region are close to 1 floors. Most buildings in this region were built in 1988 and are Class B.