On average, listings lease in the $10's per square foot per year. The Iowa submarket is experiencing a decrease in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate decreased $1 per sqft per year. That's a 7% decline in rent.
In the last 90 days, 489 listings have come on the market, so you'll want to check back regularly for new listings. About 2% of the office spaces in the Iowa are subleases, so you will probably need to sign a longer term lease with the landlord directly. 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 2,400 sqft. Most properties in this area are close to 2 stories. Most buildings in this market were built in 1984 and are Class A.