The typical asking rate per listing is in the $20's per square foot per year. The Ward Parkway submarket is going through a a boost in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate went up $22 per sqft per year.
Compared to the rest of the Kansas City market, the Ward Parkway region has smaller rates, so you should have no trouble finding a great deal in this discounted region.
In the last 90 days, 3 listings have been posted online, which means leases are probably going fast. You'll want to be prepared to tour spaces as quick as possible. 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 12,250 sqft, there are still 0 leases below 2,000 sqft. Most buildings in this region are around 3 stories. Most buildings in this area were built in 1960.
Not much of the real estate is used for commercial space, so it might be hard to find office space. Public administration is the dominant industry in this market. Commute by public transit is the most popular way to get to work amongst Ward Parkway occupants. Commuting close to 20 minutes a day is the norm for those who opt to reside in this part of town.