On average, listings lease in the $20's per square foot per year. The North St. Paul submarket is going through a a boost in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate went up $5 per sqft per year. That's a 29% rise in rent.
In the last 90 days, 21 listings have been posted online, which means leases might be leasing quickly. You'll want to be prepared to make an offer immediately. 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 1,250 sqft. Most properties in this market are close to 1 floors. Most buildings in this region were built in 1995 and are Class B.