On average, listings lease in the $20's per square foot per year. The Moorhead region is experiencing a decrease in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate decreased $25 per sqft per year. That's a 51% decline in rent.
In the last 90 days, 16 listings have been made available, which means leases are probably going fast. You'll want to be prepared to make an offer immediately. 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 2,040 sqft. Most buildings in this market are around 2 stories.