Most listings are in the $30's per square foot per year. The Capitol Hill region is seeing a a boost in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate increased $6 per sqft per year. That's a 20% rise in rent.
Compared to the rest of the Seattle Metropolitan Area market, the Capitol Hill submarket has higher rates, and you'll need to pay a premium to be in this hot submarket.
In the last 90 days, 7 listings have come on the market, which means spaces most likley are going fast. You'll want to be prepared to make an offer immediately. About 29% of the office spaces in the Capitol Hill 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.
The standard measurement for office space in this area is around 2,070 sqft. Most properties in this market are around 3 floors. Most buildings in this area were built in 1922 and are Class B.
Not much of the real estate is used for commercial space, so it might be hard to find office space. Public administration is the dominant industry in this market. Commute by taxi is the most popular way to get to work amongst Capitol Hill folk. Commuting between 30 and 45 minutes a day is the norm for those who opt to reside in this part of town.