The typical asking rate per listing is in the $10's per square foot per year. The Dorchester County region is seeing a decrease in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate decreased $1 per sqft per year. That's a 7% decline in rent.
In the last 90 days, 15 listings have been posted online, which means new listings are probably leasing quickly. You'll want to be prepared to tour spaces as quick as possible. About 20% of the office spaces in the Dorchester County are subleases, so you might be able to sign a shorter term by taking over a previous lease. 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 2,180 sqft. Most properties in this area are close to 2 floors. Most buildings in this area were built in 1989 and are Class B.