The typical asking rate per listing is in the $20's per square foot per year. The Oberlin Village region is seeing a a boost in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate went up $25 per sqft per year.
Compared to the rest of the The Triangle market, the Oberlin Village region has less expensive rates, so you should have no trouble finding a great deal in this discounted submarket.
In the last 90 days, 2 listings have been listed, which means new listings most likley are going fast. You'll want to be prepared to make an offer immediately. About 50% of the available leases in the Oberlin Village 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 on the market, so finding a space for a small business might be tough.
The standard measurement for office space in this area is around 280 sqft. Most buildings in this market are approximately 3 floors. Most buildings in this market were built in 1983 and are Class B.
Not much of the real estate is used for commercial space, so it might be hard to find office space. Wholesale trade is the dominant industry in this region. Commute by walking is the most popular way to get to work amongst Oberlin Village folk. Commuting close to 20 minutes a day is the norm for those who opt to reside in this part of town.