Most listings are in the $10's per square foot per year. The Lafayette Parish submarket is going through a decline in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate fell $1 per sqft per year. That's a 7% decrease in rent.
In the last 90 days, 39 listings have been listed, which means new listings are probably leasing quickly. You'll want to be prepared to make an offer immediately. 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 1,620 sqft. Most buildings in this market are approximately 1 floors. Most buildings in this region were built in 0 and are Class B.