Most listings are in the $50's per square foot per year. The Lafayette submarket is experiencing a a rise in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate increased $34 per sqft per year. That's a 199% rise in rent.
In the last 90 days, 18 listings have come on the market, which means new listings might be going fast. You'll want to be prepared to make an offer immediately. About 156% of the listings in the Lafayette are subleases, so you might be able to sign a shorter term by taking over a previous 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.
The standard measurement for office space in this area is around 140 sqft. Most properties in this market are around 1 stories. Most buildings in this market were built in 1985 and are Class A.