Compared to the rest of the Seattle Metropolitan Area market, the Des Moines region has smaller rates, so you should have no trouble finding a great deal in this depreciated submarket.
In the last 90 days, 2 listings have come on the market, which means spaces most likley are leasing quickly. 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 5,400 sqft, there are still 0 spaces below 2,000 sqft. Most buildings in this market are close to 2 stories. Most buildings in this market were built in 1962 and are Class B.