On average, listings lease in the $20's per square foot per year. The Lawrence region is seeing a an increase in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate increased $26 per sqft per year.
In the last 90 days, 21 listings have been made available, which means new availabilities are probably leasing quickly. You'll want to be prepared to tour spaces as quick as possible. About 19% of the available leases in the Lawrence 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 available, so finding a space for a small business might be tough.
The standard measurement for office space in this area is around 1,960 sqft. Most buildings in this region are close to 2 floors. Most buildings in this region were built in 1993 and are Class B.