On average, listings lease in the $30's per square foot per year. The Seattle submarket is experiencing a a boost in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate increased $1 per sqft per year. That's a 3% increase in rent.
In the last 90 days, 487 listings have come on the market, so you'll want to check back regularly for new listings. About 13% of the available space in the Seattle 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 on the market, so finding a space for a small business might be tough.
Even though the median size is 5,516 sqft, there are still 0 leases below 2,000 sqft. Most properties in this region are around 3 floors. Most buildings in this region were built in 1982 and are Class A.