On average, listings lease in the $20's per square foot per year. The Durham County region is going through a a rise in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate rose $2 per sqft per year. That's a 8% increase in rent.
Compared to the rest of the The Triangle market, the Durham County submarket has higher rates, and you'll need to pay a premium to be in this hot region.
In the last 90 days, 110 listings have been posted online, so you'll want to check back regularly for new listings. About 4% of the available leases in the Durham County 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.
Even though the median size is 2,630 sqft, there are still 0 leases below 2,000 sqft. Most properties in this area are approximately 2 floors. Most buildings in this market were built in 1991 and are Class A.