Most listings are in the $10's per square foot per year. The Alton region is going through a an increase in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate went up $15 per sqft per year. That's a Inf% rise in rent.
In the last 90 days, 13 listings have been listed, which means office spaces might be 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.
The standard measurement for office space in this area is around 1,200 sqft. Most buildings in this market are around 1 floors. Most buildings in this market were built in 1970 and are Class B.