The typical asking rate per listing is in the $0's per square foot per year. The Lawrence region is going through a decline in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate decreased $23 per sqft per year. That's a 100% decline in rent.
In the last 90 days, 20 listings have come on the market, which means listings are probably leasing quickly. You'll want to be prepared to make an offer immediately. 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 floors. Most buildings in this area were built in 1922 and are Class B.
Not much of the real estate is used for commercial space, so it might be hard to find office space. Waste services is the dominant industry in this region. Most of the residents of Lawrence work from home. Commuting close to an hour and a half a day is the norm for those who opt to reside in this part of town.