Most listings are in the $20's per square foot per year. The Kirkland submarket is going through a an increase in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate went up $28 per sqft per year.
Compared to the rest of the Seattle Metropolitan Area market, the Kirkland region has more expensive rates, and you'll have to negotiate above asking rent to be in this hot region.
In the last 90 days, 25 listings have been made available, which means new listings might be going fast. You'll want to be prepared to make an offer immediately. About 96% of the available space in the Kirkland are subleases, so you might be able to sign a shorter term by taking over a previous lease. 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 6,810 sqft, there are still 0 listings below 2,000 sqft. Most properties in this market are close to 2 floors. Most buildings in this area were built in 1988 and are Class A.