Most listings are in the $10's per square foot per year. The Downtown Kent region is seeing a decline in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate fell $10 per sqft per year. That's a 44% decline in rent.
Compared to the rest of the Seattle Metropolitan Area market, the Downtown Kent submarket has lower rates, so you should have no trouble finding a great deal in this discounted submarket.
In the last 90 days, 1 listings have been made available, which means new availabilities might be leasing quickly. 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 1,190 sqft. Most buildings in this region were built in 1979.
Not much of the real estate is used for commercial space, so it might be hard to find office space. Education is the dominant industry in this area. Most of the folk of Downtown Kent work from home. Commuting between 30 and 45 minutes a day is the norm for those who opt to reside in this part of town.