Most listings are in the $10's per square foot per year. The Baton Rouge region is seeing a decline in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate decreased $3 per sqft per year. That's a 16% decrease in rent.
In the last 90 days, 150 listings have come on the market, so you'll want to check back regularly for new listings. About 22% of the listings in the Baton Rouge are subleases, so you might be able to find a shorter term or below market rent. There aren't many listings below 2,000 square feet available, so finding a space for a small business might be tough.
Even though the median size is 2,790 sqft, there are still 0 leases below 2,000 sqft. Most buildings in this market are around 1 stories. Most buildings in this area were built in 0 and are Class B.