Compared to the rest of the Seattle Metropolitan Area market, the City Center South region has more expensive rates, and you'll have to negotiate above asking rent to be in this hot region.
In the last 90 days, 8 listings have been posted online, which means new listings are probably going fast. You'll want to be prepared to make an offer immediately. About 50% of the available leases in the City Center South 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 posted, so finding a space for a small business might be tough.
The standard measurement for office space in this area is around 2,260 sqft. Most buildings in this region are approximately 7 floors. Most buildings in this area were built in 1979 and are Class A.
This region is fairly equally mixed residential and commercial. Education is the dominant industry in this region. Commute by public transit is the most popular way to get to work amongst City Center South folk. Commuting between 30 and 45 minutes a day is the norm for those who opt to reside in this part of town.