Most listings are in the $10's per square foot per year. The Matthews submarket is seeing a decrease in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate fell $15 per sqft per year. That's a 49% decline in rent.
Compared to the rest of the Metrolina market, the Matthews region has smaller rates, so you should have no trouble finding a great deal in this undervalued submarket.
In the last 90 days, 3 listings have come on the market, which means listings might be leasing quickly. You'll want to be prepared to make an offer immediately. About 33% of the listings in the Matthews are subleases, so you might be able to snag a great spot on a short term. 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 1,500 sqft. Most buildings in this region are approximately 1 stories. Most buildings in this area were built in 2004 and are Class A.