Most listings are in the $30's per square foot per year. The Eastlake region is going through a a rise in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate rose $24 per sqft per year. That's a 164% rise in rent.
Compared to the rest of the Seattle Metropolitan Area market, the Eastlake submarket has greater rates, and you'll have to negotiate above asking rent to be in this hot region.
In the last 90 days, 2 listings have been posted online, which means new listings are probably going fast. You'll want to be prepared to make an offer immediately. About 100% of the office spaces in the Eastlake 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 on the market, so finding a space for a small business might be tough.
Even though the median size is 2,940 sqft, there are still 0 listings below 2,000 sqft. Most properties in this area are approximately 3 stories. Most buildings in this market were built in 1978 and are Class B.
Not much of the real estate is used for commercial space, so it might be hard to find office space. Utilities is the dominant industry in this market. Most of the folk of Eastlake 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.