Most listings are in the $10's per square foot per year. The Ouachita Parish region is seeing a a rise in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate rose $2 per sqft per year. That's a 14% increase in rent.
In the last 90 days, 5 listings have come on the market, which means listings are probably going fast. You'll want to be prepared to tour spaces as quick as possible. About 80% of the listings in the Ouachita Parish 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 posted, so finding a space for a small business might be tough.
The standard measurement for office space in this area is around 1,720 sqft. Most buildings in this market are approximately 1 stories. Most buildings in this market were built in 0 and are Class B.