The typical asking rate per listing is in the $10's per square foot per year. The Mendota Heights region is experiencing a an increase in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate increased $17 per sqft per year.
In the last 90 days, 20 listings have been listed, which means new availabilities are probably leasing quickly. You'll want to be prepared to tour spaces as quick as possible. About 80% of the available space in the Mendota Heights are subleases, so you might be able to sign a shorter term by taking over a previous lease. 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 2,010 sqft. Most properties in this market are close to 2 floors. Most buildings in this market were built in 1994 and are Class B.