The typical asking rate per listing is in the $20's per square foot per year. The Louisiana region is experiencing a decline in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate fell $1 per sqft per year. That's a 3% decline in rent.
In the last 90 days, 633 listings have been posted online, so you'll want to check back regularly for new listings. About 1% of the listings in the Louisiana are subleases, so you will probably need to consider the implications of signing a direct lease with the building. There aren't many listings below 2,000 square feet available, so finding a space for a small business might be tough.
The standard measurement for office space in this area is around 2,090 sqft. Most buildings in this area are close to 1 floors. Most buildings in this market were built in 0 and are Class Class B.