The typical asking rate per listing is in the $20's per square foot per year. The Bismarck region is experiencing a decline in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate decreased $0 per sqft per year. That's a 0% decrease in rent.
In the last 90 days, 39 listings have been listed, which means leases are probably going fast. You'll want to be prepared to make an offer immediately. About 8% of the available space in the Bismarck are subleases, so you will probably have to consider a longer term lease. 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 1,340 sqft. Most properties in this region are around 3 floors. Most buildings in this market were built in 1994 and are Class A.