On average, listings lease in the $10's per square foot per year. The St. Paul submarket is going through a decline in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate decreased $0 per sqft per year. That's a 0% decline in rent.
In the last 90 days, 198 listings have been listed, so you'll want to check back regularly for new listings. About 1% of the listings in the St. Paul are subleases, so you will probably need to consider the implications of signing a direct lease with the building. There aren't many listings below 2,000 square feet on the market, so finding a space for a small business might be tough.
Even though the median size is 3,510 sqft, there are still 0 new listings below 2,000 sqft. Most buildings in this market are around 3 floors. Most buildings in this region were built in 1963 and are Class B.