Most listings are in the $70's per square foot per year. The Pierce County region is going through a a rise in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate rose $71 per sqft per year.
In the last 90 days, 3 listings have been made available, which means new availabilities are probably leasing quickly. You'll want to be prepared to make an offer immediately. About 33% of the available leases in the Pierce County 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 1,800 sqft. Most properties in this region are around 2 floors. Most buildings in this market were built in 1990 and are Class B.