On average, listings lease in the $20's per square foot per year. The Chattanooga region is going through a a boost in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate increased $4 per sqft per year. That's a 20% rise in rent.
In the last 90 days, 19 listings have been posted online, which means listings are probably going fast. 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.
Even though the median size is 3,240 sqft, there are still 0 new availabilities below 2,000 sqft. Most buildings in this region are around 1 floors. Most buildings in this market were built in 1956 and are Class Class B.