Most listings are in the $20's per square foot per year. The West St. Paul submarket is seeing a a rise in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate went up $1 per sqft per year. That's a 7% rise in rent.
In the last 90 days, 12 listings have been posted online, which means leases are probably leasing quickly. You'll want to be prepared to make an offer immediately. 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 1,000 sqft. Most buildings in this market are close to 1 floors. Most buildings in this area were built in 1998 and are Class B.
Not much of the real estate is used for commercial space, so it might be hard to find office space. Finance and insurance are the dominant industries in this region. Commute by motorcycle is the most popular way to get to work amongst West St. Paul residents. Commuting around an hour a day is the norm for those who opt to reside in this part of town.