The typical asking rate per listing is in the $40's per square foot per year. The Maple Leaf submarket is seeing a an increase in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate rose $43 per sqft per year.
Compared to the rest of the Seattle Metropolitan Area market, the Maple Leaf region has higher rates, and you'll need to pay a premium to be in this hot region.
In the last 90 days, 2 listings have been posted online, which means spaces most likley are leasing quickly. You'll want to be prepared to tour spaces as quick as possible. About 50% of the available space in the Maple Leaf 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 posted, so finding a space for a small business might be tough.
The standard measurement for office space in this area is around 2,030 sqft. Most properties in this market are approximately 3 floors. Most buildings in this area were built in 1975 and are Class B.
Not much of the real estate is used for commercial space, so it might be hard to find office space. Professional services is the dominant industry in this market. Commute by motorcycle is the most popular way to get to work amongst Maple Leaf folk. Commuting between 30 and 45 minutes a day is the norm for those who opt to reside in this part of town.