Most listings are in the $20's per square foot per year. The Roanoke submarket is seeing a decline in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate fell $0 per sqft per year. That's a 0% decrease in rent.
In the last 90 days, 42 listings have been posted online, so you'll want to check back regularly for new listings. About 119% of the listings in the Roanoke are subleases, so you might be able to sign a shorter term by taking over a previous lease. There aren't many listings below 2,000 square feet posted, so finding a space for a small business might be tough.
The standard measurement for office space in this area is around 1,470 sqft. Most properties in this market are around 2 floors. Most buildings in this area were built in 1957 and are Class B.