The typical asking rate per listing is in the $10's per square foot per year. The South Bend region is experiencing a an increase in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate rose $1 per sqft per year. That's a 7% rise in rent.
In the last 90 days, 31 listings have been listed, which means spaces are probably leasing quickly. You'll want to be prepared to tour spaces as quick as possible. 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 2,710 sqft, there are still 0 office spaces below 2,000 sqft. Most properties in this area are around 2 floors. Most buildings in this area were built in 1971 and are Class B.