On average, listings lease in the $20's per square foot per year. The South Hill submarket is going through a an increase in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate increased $25 per sqft per year.
Compared to the rest of the Seattle Metropolitan Area market, the South Hill region has smaller rates, so you should have no trouble finding a great deal in this undervalued submarket.
In the last 90 days, 0 listings have been made available, which means new availabilities most likley are going fast. You'll want to be prepared to tour spaces as quick as possible. About Inf% of the available space in the South Hill 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 available, so finding a space for a small business might be tough.
The standard measurement for office space in this area is around 2,170 sqft. Most buildings in this market are around 2 stories. Most buildings in this region were built in 1986 and are Class A.