On average, listings lease in the $10's per square foot per year. The Southern Pines region is experiencing a decrease in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate fell $3 per sqft per year. That's a 16% decline in rent.
In the last 90 days, 8 listings have been listed, which means new listings are probably leasing quickly. You'll want to be prepared to make an offer immediately. 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 1,530 sqft. Most buildings in this area are approximately 1 stories. Most buildings in this region were built in 1992 and are Class B.