The typical asking rate per listing is in the $20's per square foot per year. The Baton Rouge submarket is seeing a a boost in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate increased $22 per sqft per year.
In the last 90 days, 150 listings have come on the market, so you'll want to check back regularly for new listings. About 38% of the available leases in the Baton Rouge are subleases, so you might be able to find a shorter term or below market rent. 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 2,330 sqft. Most properties in this market are close to 1 floors. Most buildings in this region were built in 0 and are Class B.