On average, listings lease in the $20's per square foot per year. The Salisbury submarket is experiencing a a rise in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate increased $8 per sqft per year. That's a 50% increase in rent.
Compared to the rest of the Metrolina market, the Salisbury region has smaller rates, so you should have no trouble finding a great deal in this depreciated submarket.
In the last 90 days, 3 listings have come on the market, which means new availabilities are probably going fast. You'll want to be prepared to make an offer immediately. About 200% of the available leases in the Salisbury are subleases, so you might be able to sign a shorter term by taking over a previous lease. There aren't many listings below 2,000 square feet posted, so finding a space for a small business might be tough.
Even though the median size is 5,600 sqft, there are still 0 leases below 2,000 sqft. Most properties in this market are around 1 floors. Most buildings in this region were built in 1969 and are Class B.