The typical asking rate per listing is in the $40's per square foot per year. The Maple Leaf submarket is experiencing a a boost in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate increased $43 per sqft per year.
Compared to the rest of the Seattle Metropolitan Area market, the Maple Leaf region has more expensive rates, and you'll need to make a great offer to be in this hot region.
In the last 90 days, 2 listings have been made available, which means office spaces might be going fast. You'll want to be prepared to make an offer immediately. About 200% of the office spaces in the Maple Leaf 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.
The standard measurement for office space in this area is around 2,030 sqft. Most buildings in this area are approximately 3 stories. Most buildings in this region were built in 1975 and are Class B.
Not much of the real estate is used for commercial space, so it might be hard to find office space. Professional services is the dominant industry in this area. Commute by motorcycle is the most popular way to get to work amongst Maple Leaf folk. Commuting between 30 and 45 minutes a day is the norm for those who opt to reside in this part of town.