On average, listings lease in the $20's per square foot per year. The Redmond submarket is experiencing a decline in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate decreased $1 per sqft per year. That's a 5% decline in rent.
Compared to the rest of the Seattle Metropolitan Area market, the Redmond region has smaller rates, so you should have no trouble finding a great deal in this undervalued submarket.
In the last 90 days, 18 listings have been made available, which means new availabilities most likley are going fast. You'll want to be prepared to make an offer immediately. About 28% of the available leases in the Redmond 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 available, so finding a space for a small business might be tough.
Even though the median size is 7,990 sqft, there are still 0 listings below 2,000 sqft. Most properties in this region are around 2 floors. Most buildings in this market were built in 1988 and are Class A.