On average, listings lease in the $10's per square foot per year. The Athens-Clarke County unified government (balance) region is going through a decline in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate fell $2 per sqft per year. That's a 9% decline in rent.
In the last 90 days, 15 listings have been made available, which means listings might be going fast. You'll want to be prepared to tour spaces as quick as possible. 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 1,940 sqft. Most properties in this region are close to 2 stories. Most buildings in this region were built in 1988 and are Class B.