On average, listings lease in the $10's per square foot per year. The Iowa submarket is seeing a a rise in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate rose $1 per sqft per year. That's a 8% rise in rent.
In the last 90 days, 512 listings have come on the market, so you'll want to check back regularly for new listings. About 1% of the available space in the Iowa 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.
The standard measurement for office space in this area is around 2,480 sqft. Most buildings in this area are approximately 1 stories. Most buildings in this market were built in 1985 and are Class A.