On average, listings lease in the $20's per square foot per year. The Kansas City submarket is seeing a a rise in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate rose $1 per sqft per year. That's a 6% increase in rent.
Compared to the rest of the Kansas City market, the Kansas City submarket has smaller rates, so you should have no trouble finding a great deal in this discounted submarket.
In the last 90 days, 413 listings have been posted online, so you'll want to check back regularly for new listings. About 35% of the available leases in the Kansas City are subleases, so you might be able to find a shorter term or below market rent. 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 3,000 sqft, there are still 0 new availabilities below 2,000 sqft. Most properties in this area are around 2 stories. Most buildings in this market were built in 1965 and are Class B.