On average, listings lease in the $10's per square foot per year. The Auburn submarket is experiencing a a rise in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate went up $20 per sqft per year.
Compared to the rest of the Seattle Metropolitan Area market, the Auburn region has lower rates, so you should have no trouble finding a great deal in this undervalued submarket.
In the last 90 days, 8 listings have been made available, which means spaces might be leasing quickly. You'll want to be prepared to make an offer immediately. About 225% of the listings in the Auburn are subleases, so you might be able to snag a great spot on a short term. There aren't many listings below 2,000 square feet on the market, so finding a space for a small business might be tough.
Even though the median size is 4,200 sqft, there are still 0 office spaces below 2,000 sqft. Most properties in this market are close to 2 stories. Most buildings in this region were built in 1989 and are Class B.