The typical asking rate per listing is in the $20's per square foot per year. The Kansas City region is experiencing a decrease in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate fell $1 per sqft per year. That's a 3% decline in rent.
In the last 90 days, 64 listings have been made available, so you'll want to check back regularly for new listings. About 33% of the available space in the Kansas City 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 1,110 sqft. Most properties in this area are around 2 floors. Most buildings in this region were built in 1967 and are Class C.