The typical asking rate per listing is in the $20's per square foot per year. The Independence submarket is going through a a rise in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate went up $7 per sqft per year. That's a 45% increase in rent.
In the last 90 days, 9 listings have come on the market, which means listings most likley are leasing quickly. You'll want to be prepared to tour spaces as quick as possible. There aren't many listings below 2,000 square feet posted, so finding a space for a small business might be tough.
Even though the median size is 5,480 sqft, there are still 0 new listings below 2,000 sqft. Most properties in this market are approximately 2 floors. Most buildings in this market were built in 1987 and are Class B.