The typical asking rate per listing is in the $20's per square foot per year. The Pierce County submarket is going through a an increase in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate went up $3 per sqft per year. That's a 11% increase in rent.
In the last 90 days, 45 listings have been made available, so you'll want to check back regularly for new listings. About 209% of the available leases in the Pierce County 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.
The standard measurement for office space in this area is around 940 sqft. Most properties in this market are close to 2 stories. Most buildings in this area were built in 1985 and are Class A.