Most listings are in the $20's per square foot per year. The Webster Groves region is seeing a decrease in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate fell $4 per sqft per year. That's a 12% decline in rent.
In the last 90 days, 2 listings have come on the market, which means listings 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 available, so finding a space for a small business might be tough.
The standard measurement for office space in this area is around 2,500 sqft. Most buildings in this area are close to 2 stories. Most buildings in this area were built in 1960 and are Class B.