On average, listings lease in the $10's per square foot per year. The Fife region is going through a decline in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate decreased $2 per sqft per year. That's a 11% decline in rent.
Compared to the rest of the Seattle Metropolitan Area market, the Fife submarket has less expensive rates, so you should have no trouble finding a great deal in this undervalued submarket.
In the last 90 days, 5 listings have been posted online, which means new listings are probably going fast. You'll want to be prepared to tour spaces as quick as possible. About 40% of the office spaces in the Fife 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 on the market, so finding a space for a small business might be tough.
The standard measurement for office space in this area is around 2,020 sqft. Most buildings in this market are close to 1 stories. Most buildings in this region were built in 1986 and are Class A.