Most listings are in the $20's per square foot per year. The Orleans Parish region is going through a a rise in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate went up $3 per sqft per year. That's a 12% increase in rent.
Compared to the rest of the Greater New Orleans Region market, the Orleans Parish region has more expensive rates, and you'll need to make a great offer to be in this hot submarket.
In the last 90 days, 91 listings have been listed, so you'll want to check back regularly for new listings. About 3% of the listings 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.
The standard measurement for office space in this area is around 2,260 sqft. Most properties in this region are approximately 2 stories. Most buildings in this area were built in 0 and are Class Class B.