Compared to the rest of the The Triangle market, the Smithfield region has lower rates, so you should have no trouble finding a great deal in this depreciated submarket.
In the last 90 days, 9 listings have been made available, which means new listings most likley are leasing quickly. You'll want to be prepared to make an offer immediately. 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 190 sqft. Most buildings in this region are around 1 floors. Most buildings in this region were built in 1995 and are Class B.