On average, listings lease in the $20's per square foot per year. The Fife region is going through a decline in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate decreased $3 per sqft per year. That's a 13% decrease in rent.
Compared to the rest of the Seattle Metropolitan Area market, the Fife submarket has lower rates, so you should have no trouble finding a great deal in this undervalued region.
In the last 90 days, 1 listings have been made available, which means office spaces most likley are 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 1,000 sqft. Most properties in this region are approximately 1 stories. Most buildings in this market were built in 1987 and are Class A.