The typical asking rate per listing is in the $10's per square foot per year. The West Des Moines submarket is going through a an increase in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate rose $1 per sqft per year. That's a 4% increase in rent.
In the last 90 days, 79 listings have been made available, so you'll want to check back regularly for new listings. About 3% of the available leases in the West Des Moines are subleases, so you will probably have to focus your search on direct office leases. 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 7,050 sqft, there are still 0 office spaces below 2,000 sqft. Most buildings in this region are approximately 2 floors. Most buildings in this market were built in 1988 and are Class A.