Most listings are in the $10's per square foot per year. The Auburn submarket is seeing a decrease in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate decreased $8 per sqft per year. That's a 33% decline in rent.
Compared to the rest of the Seattle Metropolitan Area market, the Auburn region has smaller rates, so you should have no trouble finding a great deal in this undervalued submarket.
In the last 90 days, 4 listings have been posted online, which means listings might be 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 1,880 sqft. Most properties in this market are approximately 2 floors. Most buildings in this area were built in 1989 and are Class B.