On average, listings lease in the $20's per square foot per year. The Puyallup submarket is experiencing a decline in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate decreased $3 per sqft per year. That's a 11% decline in rent.
Compared to the rest of the Seattle Metropolitan Area market, the Puyallup region has smaller rates, so you should have no trouble finding a great deal in this undervalued region.
In the last 90 days, 15 listings have been made available, which means office spaces are probably leasing quickly. You'll want to be prepared to make an offer immediately. 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 1,250 sqft. Most buildings in this market are approximately 2 stories. Most buildings in this region were built in 2000 and are Class A.