Most listings are in the $30's per square foot per year. The South Plaza submarket is going through a a boost in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate increased $36 per sqft per year. That's a Inf% rise in rent.
Compared to the rest of the Kansas City market, the South Plaza submarket has greater rates, and you'll need to pay a premium to be in this hot submarket.
In the last 90 days, 4 listings have been made available, which means leases most likley are going fast. You'll want to be prepared to make an offer immediately. About 25% of the office spaces in the South Plaza 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 6,120 sqft, there are still 0 office spaces below 2,000 sqft. Most buildings in this area are close to 6 floors. Most buildings in this market were built in 1986 and are Class B.
Not much of the real estate is used for commercial space, so it might be hard to find office space. Manufacturing is the dominant industry in this area. Most of the occupants of South Plaza work from home. Commuting close to an hour and a half a day is the norm for those who opt to reside in this part of town.