The typical asking rate per listing is in the $20's per square foot per year. The Gastonia submarket is experiencing a decrease in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate decreased $6 per sqft per year. That's a 19% decline in rent.
Compared to the rest of the Metrolina market, the Gastonia region has less expensive rates, so you should have no trouble finding a great deal in this depreciated submarket.
In the last 90 days, 4 listings have been made available, which means new listings are probably leasing quickly. 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.
Even though the median size is 3,060 sqft, there are still 0 spaces below 2,000 sqft. Most buildings in this market are approximately 1 stories. Most buildings in this area were built in 1982 and are Class B.