The typical asking rate per listing is in the $20's per square foot per year. The Fife submarket is going through a a boost in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate rose $21 per sqft per year.
Compared to the rest of the Seattle Metropolitan Area market, the Fife submarket has smaller rates, so you should have no trouble finding a great deal in this undervalued region.
In the last 90 days, 5 listings have been listed, which means leases are probably leasing quickly. You'll want to be prepared to make an offer immediately. About 160% of the listings in the Fife are subleases, so you might be able to sign a shorter term by taking over a previous lease. There aren't many listings below 2,000 square feet on the market, so finding a space for a small business might be tough.
The standard measurement for office space in this area is around 2,480 sqft. Most properties in this region are close to 1 stories. Most buildings in this region were built in 1985 and are Class A.