The typical asking rate per listing is in the $20's per square foot per year. The Asheville region is seeing a a rise in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate rose $10 per sqft per year. That's a 59% rise in rent.
In the last 90 days, 50 listings have been made available, so you'll want to check back regularly for new listings. About 4% of the listings in the Asheville are subleases, so you will probably need to sign a longer term lease with the landlord directly. 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 1,490 sqft. Most properties in this market are close to 2 stories. Most buildings in this region were built in 1974 and are Class A.