Most listings are in the $10's per square foot per year. The Stearns County region is going through a a boost in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate increased $1 per sqft per year. That's a 4% increase in rent.
In the last 90 days, 653 listings have been posted online, so you'll want to check back regularly for new listings. About 13% of the listings in the Stearns County are subleases, so you might be able to find a shorter term or below market rent. 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 1,650 sqft. Most buildings in this area are approximately 2 stories. Most buildings in this market were built in 1987 and are Class B.