Most listings are in the $0's per square foot per year. The West St. Paul submarket is experiencing a decline in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate fell $20 per sqft per year. That's a 100% decline in rent.
In the last 90 days, 19 listings have come on the market, which means spaces might be leasing quickly. You'll want to be prepared to make an offer immediately. About 11% of the available leases in the West St. Paul are subleases, so you might be able to find a shorter term or below market rent. 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 1,200 sqft. Most buildings in this region are approximately 1 floors. Most buildings in this area were built in 1990 and are Class B.
Not much of the real estate is used for commercial space, so it might be hard to find office space. Finance and insurance are the dominant industries in this market. Commute by motorcycle is the most popular way to get to work amongst West St. Paul residents. Commuting approximately an hour a day is the norm for those who opt to reside in this part of town.