On average, listings lease in the $20's per square foot per year. The Lower Queen Anne region is going through a a boost in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate went up $26 per sqft per year.
Compared to the rest of the Seattle Metropolitan Area market, the Lower Queen Anne region has smaller rates, so you should have no trouble finding a great deal in this discounted region.
In the last 90 days, 3 listings have been listed, which means leases might be going fast. You'll want to be prepared to tour spaces as quick as possible. About 300% of the available leases in the Lower Queen Anne 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.
The standard measurement for office space in this area is around 1,450 sqft. Most properties in this region are close to 4 floors. Most buildings in this market were built in 1964 and are Class B.
Not much of the real estate is used for commercial space, so it might be hard to find office space. Arts, entertainment, and restaurants are the dominant industries in this market. Most of the residents of Lower Queen Anne work from home. Commuting close to 15 minutes a day is the norm for those who opt to reside in this part of town.