On average, listings lease in the $20's per square foot per year. The Raleigh region is going through a decline in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate decreased $4 per sqft per year. That's a 13% decline in rent.
Compared to the rest of the The Triangle market, the Raleigh region has more expensive rates, and you'll need to make a great offer to be in this hot region.
In the last 90 days, 279 listings have been listed, so you'll want to check back regularly for new listings. About 4% of the available space in the Raleigh are subleases, so you will probably need to sign a longer term lease with the landlord directly. There aren't many listings below 2,000 square feet on the market, so finding a space for a small business might be tough.
Even though the median size is 2,590 sqft, there are still 0 new availabilities below 2,000 sqft. Most buildings in this area are close to 2 stories. Most buildings in this region were built in 1986 and are Class B.