Compared to the rest of the Seattle Metropolitan Area market, the Tacoma region has lower rates, so you should have no trouble finding a great deal in this depreciated submarket.
In the last 90 days, 12 listings have been posted online, which means spaces most likley are going fast. You'll want to be prepared to make an offer immediately. There aren't many listings below 2,000 square feet posted, so finding a space for a small business might be tough.
Even though the median size is 2,970 sqft, there are still 0 spaces below 2,000 sqft. Most properties in this region are around 2 stories. Most buildings in this area were built in 1975 and are Class B.