The typical asking rate per listing is in the $20's per square foot per year. The White Bear Lake submarket is seeing a a boost in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate rose $20 per sqft per year.
In the last 90 days, 23 listings have come on the market, which means spaces most likley are leasing quickly. You'll want to be prepared to make an offer immediately. About 35% of the available leases in the White Bear Lake 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 posted, so finding a space for a small business might be tough.
The standard measurement for office space in this area is around 1,200 sqft. Most buildings in this area are approximately 2 stories. Most buildings in this region were built in 1987 and are Class B.