Most listings are in the $10's per square foot per year. The French Quarter region is seeing a a rise in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate went up $18 per sqft per year.
In the last 90 days, 1 listings have been posted online, which means new availabilities most likley are leasing quickly. You'll want to be prepared to tour spaces as quick as possible. 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 1,960 sqft. Most properties in this area are around 4 stories. Most buildings in this market were built in 1975 and are Class A.
Public administration is the dominant industry in this region. Most of the residents of French Quarter work from home. Commuting more than an hour and a half a day is the norm for those who opt to reside in this part of town.