Most listings are in the $30's per square foot per year. The Bellevue region is experiencing a decline in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate fell $3 per sqft per year. That's a 8% decrease in rent.
Compared to the rest of the Seattle Metropolitan Area market, the Bellevue submarket has more expensive rates, and you'll have to negotiate above asking rent to be in this hot region.
In the last 90 days, 80 listings have come on the market, so you'll want to check back regularly for new listings. About 9% of the listings in the Bellevue are subleases, so you will probably have to focus your search on direct office leases. 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 4,580 sqft, there are still 0 spaces below 2,000 sqft. Most buildings in this market are approximately 2 floors. Most buildings in this area were built in 1984 and are Class A.