The typical asking rate per listing is in the $10's per square foot per year. The Knox County region is experiencing a decrease in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate decreased $1 per sqft per year. That's a 6% decline in rent.
In the last 90 days, 215 listings have been listed, so you'll want to check back regularly for new listings. About 2% of the available leases in the Knox County are subleases, so you will probably have to consider a longer term lease. There aren't many listings below 2,000 square feet on the market, so finding a space for a small business might be tough.
The standard measurement for office space in this area is around 1,800 sqft. Most properties in this area are around 1 stories. Most buildings in this region were built in 1956 and are Class B.