On average, listings lease in the $20's per square foot per year. The Kansas City region is seeing a an increase in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate increased $1 per sqft per year. That's a 5% 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 depreciated submarket.
In the last 90 days, 172 listings have been made available, so you'll want to check back regularly for new listings. About 3% of the office spaces in the Kansas City are subleases, so you will probably need to consider the implications of signing a direct lease with the building. 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 3,330 sqft, there are still 0 new listings below 2,000 sqft. Most properties in this region are around 2 stories. Most buildings in this area were built in 1970 and are Class B.