On average, listings lease in the $10's per square foot per year. The Lynchburg County submarket is going through a a rise in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate went up $3 per sqft per year. That's a 17% increase in rent.
In the last 90 days, 6 listings have been made available, which means new availabilities 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 1,840 sqft. Most buildings in this area are close to 2 floors. Most buildings in this area were built in 1970 and are Class B.