Most listings are in the $20's per square foot per year. The New Tacoma region is seeing a an increase in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate went up $5 per sqft per year. That's a 22% rise in rent.
Compared to the rest of the Seattle Metropolitan Area market, the New Tacoma submarket has less expensive rates, so you should have no trouble finding a great deal in this discounted region.
In the last 90 days, 9 listings have been listed, which means new availabilities are probably 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 2,000 sqft. Most buildings in this region are around 3 floors. Most buildings in this area were built in 1952 and are Class B.
Not much of the real estate is used for commercial space, so it might be hard to find office space. Wholesale trade is the dominant industry in this market. Commute by public transit is the most popular way to get to work amongst New Tacoma occupants. Commuting more than an hour and a half a day is the norm for those who opt to reside in this part of town.