On average, listings lease in the $20's per square foot per year. The St. Louis County submarket is seeing a decrease in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate fell $1 per sqft per year. That's a 4% decline in rent.
In the last 90 days, 109 listings have been listed, so you'll want to check back regularly for new listings. About 3% of the available leases in the St. Louis County are subleases, so you will probably need to consider the implications of signing a direct lease with the building. There aren't many listings below 2,000 square feet available, so finding a space for a small business might be tough.
Even though the median size is 2,800 sqft, there are still 0 new availabilities below 2,000 sqft. Most properties in this region are around 3 floors. Most buildings in this market were built in 1963 and are Class B.