The typical asking rate per listing is in the $20's per square foot per year. The Knoxville submarket is seeing a a boost in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate increased $1 per sqft per year. That's a 6% increase in rent.
In the last 90 days, 53 listings have been listed, so you'll want to check back regularly for new listings. About 6% of the available leases in the Knoxville are subleases, so you will probably need to consider the implications of signing a direct lease with the building. There aren't many listings below 2,000 square feet posted, so finding a space for a small business might be tough.
Even though the median size is 2,750 sqft, there are still 0 spaces below 2,000 sqft. Most buildings in this market are around 1 floors. Most buildings in this market were built in 1899 and are Class Class B.