On average, listings lease in the $10's per square foot per year. The Carson City submarket is seeing a a boost in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate rose $16 per sqft per year.
In the last 90 days, 11 listings have been posted online, which means new availabilities are probably leasing quickly. You'll want to be prepared to make an offer immediately. About 336% of the listings in the Carson City 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 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 2,360 sqft. Most buildings in this region are around 1 stories. Most buildings in this region were built in 1980 and are Class B.