The typical asking rate per listing is in the $20's per square foot per year. The Ankeny region is seeing a a boost in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate increased $2 per sqft per year. That's a 9% rise in rent.
In the last 90 days, 63 listings have been listed, so you'll want to check back regularly for new listings. About 29% of the available space in the Ankeny 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 on the market, so finding a space for a small business might be tough.
The standard measurement for office space in this area is around 2,170 sqft. Most buildings in this area are close to 1 floors. Most buildings in this area were built in 2001 and are Class B.