Most listings are in the $10's per square foot per year. The Orleans Parish region is going through a decline in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate fell $5 per sqft per year. That's a 21% decline in rent.
Compared to the rest of the Greater New Orleans Region market, the Orleans Parish submarket has smaller rates, so you should have no trouble finding a great deal in this undervalued submarket.
In the last 90 days, 87 listings have been posted online, so you'll want to check back regularly for new listings. About 2% of the available leases in the Orleans Parish 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 posted, so finding a space for a small business might be tough.
Even though the median size is 2,770 sqft, there are still 0 office spaces below 2,000 sqft. Most buildings in this area are around 2 stories. Most buildings in this region were built in 0 and are Class Class B.