On average, listings lease in the $10's per square foot per year. The Ward County submarket is going through a decrease in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate fell $7 per sqft per year. That's a 29% decline in rent.
In the last 90 days, 2 listings have been listed, 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.
The standard measurement for office space in this area is around 1,550 sqft. Most properties in this market are close to 2 floors. Most buildings in this region were built in 2013 and are Class A.