The typical asking rate per listing is in the $20's per square foot per year. The East Lansing submarket is seeing a a boost in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate rose $28 per sqft per year.
In the last 90 days, 15 listings have been listed, which means new listings are probably leasing quickly. You'll want to be prepared to make an offer immediately. About 133% of the available leases in the East Lansing 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.
The standard measurement for office space in this area is around 2,500 sqft. Most buildings in this area are approximately 1 stories. Most buildings in this market were built in 1978 and are Class A.