On average, listings lease in the $20's per square foot per year. The Lawrence region is seeing a a boost in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate went up $1 per sqft per year. That's a 3% rise in rent.
In the last 90 days, 14 listings have been made available, which means office spaces might be going fast. You'll want to be prepared to tour spaces as quick as possible. There aren't many listings below 2,000 square feet available, so finding a space for a small business might be tough.
The standard measurement for office space in this area is around 1,990 sqft. Most properties in this area are close to 1 stories. Most buildings in this area were built in 1922 and are Class B.