Most listings are in the $10's per square foot per year. The Blount County region is seeing a decline in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate decreased $2 per sqft per year. That's a 8% decrease in rent.
In the last 90 days, 4 listings have come on the market, which means listings are probably going fast. You'll want to be prepared to make an offer immediately. About 600% of the listings in the Blount County are subleases, so you might be able to snag a great spot on a short term. 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 1,350 sqft. Most buildings in this area are close to 1 stories. Most buildings in this market were built in 1956 and are Class Class B.