Compared to the rest of the Seattle Metropolitan Area market, the Convention Civic region has greater rates, and you'll have to negotiate above asking rent to be in this hot region.
In the last 90 days, 13 listings have been posted online, which means leases are probably going fast. You'll want to be prepared to make an offer immediately. There aren't many listings below 2,000 square feet available, so finding a space for a small business might be tough.
The standard measurement for office space in this area is around 1,190 sqft. Most properties in this area are close to 24 stories. Most buildings in this area were built in 1982 and are Class A.
Professional services is the dominant industry in this area. Most of the occupants of Convention Civic work from home. Commuting approximately 20 minutes a day is the norm for those who opt to reside in this part of town.