On average, listings lease in the $20's per square foot per year. The Bismarck region is experiencing a a rise in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate rose $0 per sqft per year. That's a 0% rise in rent.
In the last 90 days, 36 listings have been posted online, which means leases most likley are leasing quickly. You'll want to be prepared to make an offer immediately. About 3% of the available space in the Bismarck are subleases, so you will probably need to sign a longer term lease with the landlord directly. 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 1,760 sqft. Most buildings in this region are close to 3 stories. Most buildings in this region were built in 1994 and are Class A.