Most listings are in the $10's per square foot per year. The Baton Rouge region is seeing a decrease in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate fell $2 per sqft per year. That's a 9% decline in rent.
In the last 90 days, 134 listings have been posted online, so you'll want to check back regularly for new listings. About 1% of the available space in the Baton Rouge 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.
The standard measurement for office space in this area is around 2,230 sqft. Most buildings in this market are close to 1 stories. Most buildings in this market were built in 0 and are Class B.