On average, listings lease in the $20's per square foot per year. The Chatham County region is seeing a decline in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate decreased $3 per sqft per year. That's a 11% decline in rent.
Compared to the rest of the The Triangle market, the Chatham County region has smaller rates, so you should have no trouble finding a great deal in this depreciated region.
In the last 90 days, 2 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 available, so finding a space for a small business might be tough.
The standard measurement for office space in this area is around 1,670 sqft. Most properties in this market are close to 1 stories. Most buildings in this region were built in 2005 and are Class A.