Most listings are in the $10's per square foot per year. The Dakota County region is experiencing a an increase in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate rose $1 per sqft per year. That's a 7% increase in rent.
In the last 90 days, 115 listings have been made available, so you'll want to check back regularly for new listings. About 3% of the listings in the Dakota County 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 2,300 sqft. Most buildings in this region are around 2 floors. Most buildings in this market were built in 1996 and are Class B.