On average, listings lease in the $10's per square foot per year. The Baton Rouge submarket is going through a decrease in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate decreased $3 per sqft per year. That's a 16% decline in rent.
In the last 90 days, 150 listings have come on the market, so you'll want to check back regularly for new listings. About 23% of the available leases in the Baton Rouge 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 on the market, so finding a space for a small business might be tough.
Even though the median size is 2,790 sqft, there are still 0 spaces below 2,000 sqft. Most buildings in this area are close to 1 stories. Most buildings in this region were built in 0 and are Class B.