Most listings are in the $20's per square foot per year. The West St. Paul submarket is going through a a rise in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate went up $1 per sqft per year. That's a 7% increase in rent.
In the last 90 days, 13 listings have come on the market, which means leases are probably going fast. You'll want to be prepared to make an offer immediately. 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 1,000 sqft. Most properties in this area are around 1 floors. Most buildings in this market were built in 1998 and are Class B.
Not much of the real estate is used for commercial space, so it might be hard to find office space. Finance and insurance are the dominant industries in this area. Commute by motorcycle is the most popular way to get to work amongst West St. Paul folk. Commuting approximately an hour a day is the norm for those who opt to reside in this part of town.