Most listings are in the $20's per square foot per year. The Lafayette region is seeing a an increase in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate increased $3 per sqft per year. That's a 18% rise in rent.
In the last 90 days, 12 listings have been posted online, which means new availabilities are probably leasing quickly. You'll want to be prepared to tour spaces as quick as possible. About 8% of the listings in the Lafayette are subleases, so you will probably have to consider a longer term lease. There aren't many listings below 2,000 square feet on the market, so finding a space for a small business might be tough.
Even though the median size is 2,790 sqft, there are still 0 leases below 2,000 sqft. Most properties in this region are approximately 2 floors. Most buildings in this market were built in 2001 and are Class B.