The typical asking rate per listing is in the $20's per square foot per year. The Hennepin County submarket is going through a a boost in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate rose $1 per sqft per year. That's a 3% increase in rent.
In the last 90 days, 559 listings have come on the market, so you'll want to check back regularly for new listings. About 4% of the available leases in the Hennepin County are subleases, so you will probably have to consider a longer term lease. 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 2,670 sqft, there are still 0 listings below 2,000 sqft. Most buildings in this area are around 2 floors. Most buildings in this area were built in 1980 and are Class B.