Most listings are in the $20's per square foot per year. The Lafayette submarket is experiencing a a boost in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate rose $4 per sqft per year. That's a 19% rise in rent.
In the last 90 days, 12 listings have been posted online, which means spaces might be leasing quickly. You'll want to be prepared to make an offer immediately. About 25% of the available leases in the Lafayette are subleases, so you might be able to find a shorter term or below market rent. 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 2,790 sqft, there are still 0 new availabilities below 2,000 sqft. Most properties in this area are approximately 2 floors. Most buildings in this region were built in 2001 and are Class B.