The typical asking rate per listing is in the $20's per square foot per year. The Louisville/Jefferson County metro government (balance) submarket is seeing a an increase in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate rose $1 per sqft per year. That's a 5% rise in rent.
In the last 90 days, 30 listings have been listed, which means leases are probably going fast. You'll want to be prepared to make an offer immediately. About 130% of the available leases in the Louisville/Jefferson County metro government (balance) 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.
Even though the median size is 5,000 sqft, there are still 0 leases below 2,000 sqft. Most buildings in this market are around 1 floors. Most buildings in this market were built in 1957 and are Class A.