Most listings are in the $20's per square foot per year. The Beaufort County region is seeing a an increase in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate increased $28 per sqft per year.
In the last 90 days, 27 listings have been posted online, which means leases most likley are leasing quickly. You'll want to be prepared to make an offer immediately. About 111% of the available leases in the Beaufort County 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 available, so finding a space for a small business might be tough.
The standard measurement for office space in this area is around 1,360 sqft. Most buildings in this market are approximately 2 floors. Most buildings in this region were built in 2000 and are Class A.