The typical asking rate per listing is in the $10's per square foot per year. The Smith County region is going through a an increase in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate increased $1 per sqft per year. That's a 7% increase in rent.
In the last 90 days, 9 listings have come on the market, which means new availabilities most likley are going fast. You'll want to be prepared to tour spaces as quick as possible. There aren't many listings below 2,000 square feet on the market, so finding a space for a small business might be tough.
Even though the median size is 6,880 sqft, there are still 0 new listings below 2,000 sqft. Most properties in this region are around 1 floors. Most buildings in this region were built in 1975 and are Class B.