The typical asking rate per listing is in the $10's per square foot per year. The Lafayette region is going through a decline in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate fell $0 per sqft per year. That's a 0% decline in rent.
In the last 90 days, 78 listings have been posted online, so you'll want to check back regularly for new listings. About 4% of the listings in the Lafayette are subleases, so you will probably have to consider a longer term lease. There aren't many listings below 2,000 square feet posted, so finding a space for a small business might be tough.
The standard measurement for office space in this area is around 2,250 sqft. Most buildings in this area are around 2 floors. Most buildings in this region were built in 0 and are Class B.