On average, listings lease in the $20's per square foot per year. The Downtown Kent region is going through a decrease in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate fell $1 per sqft per year. That's a 5% decrease in rent.
Compared to the rest of the Seattle Metropolitan Area market, the Downtown Kent region has lower rates, so you should have no trouble finding a great deal in this depreciated region.
In the last 90 days, 0 listings have been listed, which means spaces might be going fast. You'll want to be prepared to tour spaces as quick as possible. About Inf% of the available space in the Downtown Kent 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 1,330 sqft. Most properties in this region are approximately 2 floors. Most buildings in this area were built in 2004.
Not much of the real estate is used for commercial space, so it might be hard to find office space. Education is the dominant industry in this area. Most of the residents of Downtown Kent work from home. Commuting between 30 and 45 minutes a day is the norm for those who opt to reside in this part of town.