The typical asking rate per listing is in the $10's per square foot per year. The Kansas City submarket is experiencing a decrease in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate fell $5 per sqft per year. That's a 19% decrease in rent.
Compared to the rest of the Kansas City market, the Kansas City region has less expensive rates, so you should have no trouble finding a great deal in this undervalued submarket.
In the last 90 days, 118 listings have come on the market, so you'll want to check back regularly for new listings. About 4% of the listings in the Kansas City are subleases, so you will probably need to consider the implications of signing a direct lease with the building. 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 2,630 sqft, there are still 0 spaces below 2,000 sqft. Most properties in this area are approximately 2 floors. Most buildings in this market were built in 1967 and are Class B.