On average, listings lease in the $10's per square foot per year. The Shelby submarket is going through a a boost in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate rose $17 per sqft per year.
Compared to the rest of the Metrolina market, the Shelby region has lower rates, so you should have no trouble finding a great deal in this discounted submarket.
In the last 90 days, 17 listings have come on the market, which means listings might be leasing quickly. You'll want to be prepared to make an offer immediately. There aren't many listings below 2,000 square feet posted, so finding a space for a small business might be tough.
The standard measurement for office space in this area is around 1,690 sqft. Most buildings in this region are around 2 floors. Most buildings in this market were built in 1965 and are Class C.