Most listings are in the $20's per square foot per year. The Charlottesville region is going through a a boost in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate rose $24 per sqft per year.
In the last 90 days, 7 listings have been made available, which means new listings are probably going fast. You'll want to be prepared to tour spaces as quick as possible. About 243% of the available space in the Charlottesville are subleases, so you might be able to snag a great spot on a short term. 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 940 sqft. Most properties in this region are close to 2 floors. Most buildings in this market were built in 1951 and are Class A.