Most listings are in the $20's per square foot per year. The St. Johns submarket is going through a decrease in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate fell $4 per sqft per year. That's a 14% decline in rent.
Compared to the rest of the Greater Austin market, the St. Johns region has lower rates, so you should have no trouble finding a great deal in this undervalued submarket.
In the last 90 days, 20 listings have come on the market, which means new availabilities are probably leasing quickly. You'll want to be prepared to tour spaces as quick as possible. About 5% of the listings in the St. Johns 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 3,600 sqft, there are still 0 new listings below 2,000 sqft. Most buildings in this area are close to 3 stories. Most buildings in this market were built in 1974 and are Class B.
Not much of the real estate is used for commercial space, so it might be hard to find office space. Finance and insurance are the dominant industries in this region. Commute by car is the most popular way to get to work amongst St. Johns residents. Commuting approximately 20 minutes a day is the norm for those who opt to reside in this part of town.