The typical asking rate per listing is in the $0's per square foot per year. The LaPorte County region is experiencing a decline in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate decreased $16 per sqft per year. That's a 100% decline in rent.
In the last 90 days, 12 listings have come on the market, which means new listings most likley are leasing quickly. You'll want to be prepared to tour spaces as quick as possible. About 17% of the available leases in the LaPorte County 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 available, so finding a space for a small business might be tough.
The standard measurement for office space in this area is around sqft. Most properties in this region are around 1 stories. Most buildings in this region were built in 1971 and are Class B.