The typical asking rate per listing is in the $20's per square foot per year. The St. Louis County region is experiencing a decline in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate decreased $1 per sqft per year. That's a 4% decrease in rent.
In the last 90 days, 109 listings have been listed, so you'll want to check back regularly for new listings. About 3% of the available space in the St. Louis County are subleases, so you will probably need to consider the implications of signing a direct lease with the building. There aren't many listings below 2,000 square feet posted, so finding a space for a small business might be tough.
Even though the median size is 2,800 sqft, there are still 0 new availabilities below 2,000 sqft. Most buildings in this area are approximately 3 stories. Most buildings in this area were built in 1963 and are Class B.