The typical asking rate per listing is in the $0's per square foot per year. The South St. Paul submarket is seeing a decline in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate decreased $16 per sqft per year. That's a 100% decrease in rent.
In the last 90 days, 6 listings have come on the market, which means leases most likley are going fast. You'll want to be prepared to make an offer immediately. 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 96,000 sqft, there are still 0 new listings below 2,000 sqft. Most buildings in this area are around 2 stories. Most buildings in this area were built in 2001 and are Class B.