The typical asking rate per listing is in the $10's per square foot per year. The Blount County submarket is seeing a decline in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate fell $3 per sqft per year. That's a 17% decrease in rent.
In the last 90 days, 176 listings have been made available, so you'll want to check back regularly for new listings. About 12% of the office spaces in the Blount County 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 available, so finding a space for a small business might be tough.
The standard measurement for office space in this area is around 1,700 sqft. Most properties in this market are approximately 1 floors. Most buildings in this area were built in 1957 and are Class Class B.