On average, listings lease in the $20's per square foot per year. The Lafayette Parish submarket is experiencing a a rise in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate increased $2 per sqft per year. That's a 8% increase in rent.
In the last 90 days, 39 listings have been listed, which means listings might be going fast. You'll want to be prepared to tour spaces as quick as possible. About 100% of the available space in the Lafayette Parish 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 available, so finding a space for a small business might be tough.
The standard measurement for office space in this area is around 1,200 sqft. Most properties in this area are approximately 1 stories. Most buildings in this region were built in 0 and are Class B.