The typical asking rate per listing is in the $20's per square foot per year. The Mehlville submarket is going through a a boost in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate rose $2 per sqft per year. That's a 9% rise in rent.
In the last 90 days, 11 listings have been posted online, which means new listings most likley are leasing quickly. You'll want to be prepared to make an offer immediately. There aren't many listings below 2,000 square feet available, so finding a space for a small business might be tough.
The standard measurement for office space in this area is around 2,450 sqft. Most buildings in this area were built in 1983 and are Class C.
This region is fairly equally mixed residential and commercial. Education is the dominant industry in this area. Commute by car is the most popular way to get to work amongst Mehlville folk. Commuting close to 30 minutes a day is the norm for those who opt to reside in this part of town.