On average, listings lease in the $10's per square foot per year. The Stearns County region is experiencing a decline in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate decreased $2 per sqft per year. That's a 9% decrease in rent.
In the last 90 days, 92 listings have been posted online, so you'll want to check back regularly for new listings. About 75% of the available space in the Stearns County are subleases, so you might be able to sign a shorter term by taking over a previous lease. 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 1,730 sqft. Most properties in this market are approximately 2 stories. Most buildings in this area were built in 1985 and are Class B.