The typical asking rate per listing is in the $20's per square foot per year. The South Bend region is seeing a a boost in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate increased $3 per sqft per year. That's a 13% increase in rent.
In the last 90 days, 31 listings have been made available, which means leases are probably going fast. You'll want to be prepared to tour spaces as quick as possible. About 116% of the office spaces in the South Bend are subleases, so you might be able to snag a great spot on a short term. 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 4,040 sqft, there are still 0 new listings below 2,000 sqft. Most properties in this area are approximately 2 floors. Most buildings in this area were built in 1970 and are Class B.