On average, listings lease in the $10's per square foot per year. The Rapides Parish region is experiencing a a boost in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate rose $16 per sqft per year.
In the last 90 days, 38 listings have been listed, which means new availabilities most likley are going fast. You'll want to be prepared to tour spaces as quick as possible. There aren't many listings below 2,000 square feet on the market, so finding a space for a small business might be tough.
The standard measurement for office space in this area is around 2,000 sqft. Most properties in this area are approximately 1 floors. Most buildings in this region were built in 0 and are Class B.