The typical asking rate per listing is in the $20's per square foot per year. The Independence region is seeing a decrease in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate fell $0 per sqft per year. That's a 1% decline in rent.
In the last 90 days, 224 listings have been posted online, so you'll want to check back regularly for new listings. About 5% of the available space in the Independence are subleases, so you will probably have to consider a longer term lease. There aren't many listings below 2,000 square feet on the market, so finding a space for a small business might be tough.
Even though the median size is 3,160 sqft, there are still 0 new availabilities below 2,000 sqft. Most properties in this area are approximately 2 stories. Most buildings in this region were built in 1984 and are Class B.