The typical asking rate per listing is in the $20's per square foot per year. The West St. Paul region is going through a an increase in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate increased $1 per sqft per year. That's a 7% rise in rent.
In the last 90 days, 7 listings have been made available, which means leases are probably leasing quickly. You'll want to be prepared to make an offer immediately. There aren't many listings below 2,000 square feet posted, so finding a space for a small business might be tough.
Even though the median size is 2,590 sqft, there are still 0 spaces below 2,000 sqft. Most properties in this region are around 1 floors. Most buildings in this market were built in 1982 and are Class B.