The typical asking rate per listing is in the $20's per square foot per year. The Topeka submarket is experiencing a a rise in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate increased $9 per sqft per year. That's a 50% increase in rent.
In the last 90 days, 58 listings have come on the market, so you'll want to check back regularly for new listings. About 2% of the available space in the Topeka are subleases, so you will probably have to consider a longer term lease. There aren't many listings below 2,000 square feet available, so finding a space for a small business might be tough.
Even though the median size is 2,990 sqft, there are still 0 listings below 2,000 sqft. Most buildings in this market are approximately 2 floors. Most buildings in this region were built in 1974 and are Class B.