The typical asking rate per listing is in the $30's per square foot per year. The Wake County submarket is going through a a boost in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate increased $5 per sqft per year. That's a 18% rise in rent.
Compared to the rest of the The Triangle market, the Wake County region has more expensive rates, and you'll have to negotiate above asking rent to be in this hot region.
In the last 90 days, 550 listings have been made available, so you'll want to check back regularly for new listings. About 66% of the available space in the Wake County are subleases, so you might be able to find a shorter term or below market rent. There aren't many listings below 2,000 square feet available, so finding a space for a small business might be tough.
Even though the median size is 2,990 sqft, there are still 0 new listings below 2,000 sqft. Most buildings in this market are close to 2 floors. Most buildings in this area were built in 1995 and are Class B.