On average, listings lease in the $20's per square foot per year. The Metairie submarket is seeing a a boost in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate went up $1 per sqft per year. That's a 6% rise in rent.
Compared to the rest of the Greater New Orleans Region market, the Metairie region has greater rates, and you'll need to pay a premium to be in this hot region.
In the last 90 days, 53 listings have come on the market, so you'll want to check back regularly for new listings. About 11% of the listings in the Metairie are subleases, so you might be able to find a shorter term or below market rent. 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 2,020 sqft. Most properties in this area are close to 2 floors. Most buildings in this region were built in 0 and are Class Class B.