On average, listings lease in the $10's per square foot per year. The Downtown Lee's Summit submarket is seeing a a rise in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate increased $18 per sqft per year.
In the last 90 days, 1 listings have been posted online, which means new availabilities most likley are leasing quickly. You'll want to be prepared to make an offer immediately. 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 600 sqft. Most buildings in this market are around 2 floors. Most buildings in this area were built in 1939 and are Class A.
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 region. Most of the folk of Downtown Lee's Summit work from home. Commuting around 30 minutes a day is the norm for those who opt to reside in this part of town.