On average, listings lease in the $20's per square foot per year. The South Baton Rouge region is going through a decrease in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate decreased $2 per sqft per year. That's a 9% decline in rent.
In the last 90 days, 24 listings have been listed, which means leases most likley are going fast. You'll want to be prepared to make an offer immediately. About 4% of the available leases in the South Baton Rouge are subleases, so you will probably have to consider a longer term lease. 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 2,300 sqft. Most buildings in this area are approximately 2 stories. Most buildings in this region were built in 0 and are Class B.
Not much of the real estate is used for commercial space, so it might be hard to find office space. Company management is the dominant industry in this market. Commute by bike is the most popular way to get to work amongst South Baton Rouge folk. Commuting around an hour a day is the norm for those who opt to reside in this part of town.