On average, listings lease in the $20's per square foot per year. The Pierce County submarket is experiencing a a rise in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate rose $2 per sqft per year. That's a 8% increase in rent.
In the last 90 days, 46 listings have come on the market, so you'll want to check back regularly for new listings. About 2% of the available space in the Pierce County are subleases, so you will probably need to sign a longer term lease with the landlord directly. 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 2,010 sqft. Most buildings in this area are around 2 floors. Most buildings in this market were built in 1984 and are Class A.