The typical asking rate per listing is in the $10's per square foot per year. The West Des Moines submarket is going through a a boost in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate increased $19 per sqft per year.
In the last 90 days, 121 listings have been listed, so you'll want to check back regularly for new listings. About 36% of the available space in the West Des Moines are subleases, so you might be able to snag a great spot on a short term. There aren't many listings below 2,000 square feet posted, so finding a space for a small business might be tough.
Even though the median size is 2,770 sqft, there are still 0 leases below 2,000 sqft. Most properties in this area are around 2 floors. Most buildings in this region were built in 1987 and are Class A.