The typical asking rate per listing is in the $10's per square foot per year. The Battle Ground submarket is going through a decline in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate fell $11 per sqft per year. That's a 35% decline in rent.
Compared to the rest of the Greater Portland market, the Battle Ground region has lower rates, so you should have no trouble finding a great deal in this discounted region.
In the last 90 days, 2 listings have come on the market, which means spaces 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 on the market, so finding a space for a small business might be tough.
Even though the median size is 3,770 sqft, there are still 0 spaces below 2,000 sqft. Most buildings in this area are around 2 floors. Most buildings in this area were built in 2007 and are Class A.