The typical asking rate per listing is in the $20's per square foot per year. The Bismarck submarket is experiencing a an increase in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate rose $1 per sqft per year. That's a 7% increase in rent.
In the last 90 days, 19 listings have been posted online, which means new listings are probably going fast. You'll want to be prepared to tour spaces as quick as possible. 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 1,790 sqft. Most buildings in this area are around 3 stories. Most buildings in this market were built in 1987 and are Class A.