On average, listings lease in the $10's per square foot per year. The Las Cruces submarket is seeing a decrease in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate decreased $3 per sqft per year. That's a 13% decrease in rent.
In the last 90 days, 27 listings have been listed, which means leases are probably leasing quickly. You'll want to be prepared to tour spaces as quick as possible. About 178% of the listings in the Las Cruces are subleases, so you might be able to snag a great spot on a short term. There aren't many listings below 2,000 square feet posted, so finding a space for a small business might be tough.
The standard measurement for office space in this area is around 1,700 sqft. Most properties in this area are close to 1 stories. Most buildings in this region were built in 1958 and are Class B.