Most listings are in the $20's per square foot per year. The Asheville region is experiencing a decline in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate decreased $1 per sqft per year. That's a 3% decline in rent.
In the last 90 days, 50 listings have been posted online, so you'll want to check back regularly for new listings. About 80% of the listings in the Asheville 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 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 2,180 sqft. Most properties in this market are close to 2 stories. Most buildings in this region were built in 1974 and are Class B.