On average, listings lease in the $20's per square foot per year. The South Carolina region is going through a an increase in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate went up $1 per sqft per year. That's a 3% increase in rent.
In the last 90 days, 678 listings have come on the market, so you'll want to check back regularly for new listings. About 3% of the listings in the South Carolina are subleases, so you will probably need to sign a longer term lease with the landlord directly. 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 2,500 sqft. Most properties in this market are close to 2 stories. Most buildings in this region were built in 1987 and are Class B.