The typical asking rate per listing is in the $10's per square foot per year. The North Auburn submarket is going through a an increase in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate increased $2 per sqft per year. That's a 11% increase in rent.
Compared to the rest of the Seattle Metropolitan Area market, the North Auburn submarket has lower rates, so you should have no trouble finding a great deal in this undervalued region.
In the last 90 days, 5 listings have been listed, which means leases are probably going fast. You'll want to be prepared to make an offer immediately. There aren't many listings below 2,000 square feet on the market, so finding a space for a small business might be tough.
The standard measurement for office space in this area is around 1,300 sqft. Most buildings in this region are close to 1 floors. Most buildings in this region were built in 1990 and are Class A.
Not much of the real estate is used for commercial space, so it might be hard to find office space. Information is the dominant industry in this area. Commute by bike is the most popular way to get to work amongst North Auburn residents. Commuting between 30 and 45 minutes a day is the norm for those who opt to reside in this part of town.