Most listings are in the $10's per square foot per year. The West Des Moines region is going through a a boost in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate went up $19 per sqft per year.
In the last 90 days, 121 listings have been made available, so you'll want to check back regularly for new listings. About 35% of the available space in the West Des Moines are subleases, so you might be able to sign a shorter term by taking over a previous lease. 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 2,670 sqft, there are still 0 spaces below 2,000 sqft. Most buildings in this area are approximately 2 floors. Most buildings in this area were built in 1987 and are Class A.