The typical asking rate per listing is in the $20's per square foot per year. The Maplewood region is going through a an increase in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate increased $26 per sqft per year.
In the last 90 days, 23 listings have come on the market, which means leases are probably going fast. You'll want to be prepared to make an offer immediately. About 48% of the available leases in the Maplewood 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.
Even though the median size is 6,250 sqft, there are still 0 spaces below 2,000 sqft. Most buildings in this market are approximately 2 floors. Most buildings in this area were built in 1988 and are Class B.