On average, listings lease in the $20's per square foot per year. The Lafayette Parish region is experiencing a a boost in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate went up $21 per sqft per year.
In the last 90 days, 39 listings have been made available, which means spaces most likley are leasing quickly. You'll want to be prepared to make an offer immediately. About 103% of the available space in the Lafayette Parish are subleases, so you might be able to snag a great spot on a short term. 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 1,910 sqft. Most properties in this market are around 1 floors. Most buildings in this region were built in 0 and are Class B.