The typical asking rate per listing is in the $20's per square foot per year. The White Bear Lake region is going through a a rise in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate increased $20 per sqft per year.
In the last 90 days, 23 listings have come on the market, which means new listings might be going fast. You'll want to be prepared to tour spaces as quick as possible. About 35% of the listings in the White Bear Lake 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 available, so finding a space for a small business might be tough.
The standard measurement for office space in this area is around 1,200 sqft. Most buildings in this market are close to 2 floors. Most buildings in this region were built in 1987 and are Class B.