The typical asking rate per listing is in the $20's per square foot per year. The Fife submarket is experiencing a decrease in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate fell $3 per sqft per year. That's a 13% decline in rent.
Compared to the rest of the Seattle Metropolitan Area market, the Fife region has lower rates, so you should have no trouble finding a great deal in this depreciated region.
In the last 90 days, 1 listings have come on the market, which means new listings most likley are going fast. You'll want to be prepared to tour spaces as quick as possible. There aren't many listings below 2,000 square feet posted, so finding a space for a small business might be tough.
The standard measurement for office space in this area is around 1,000 sqft. Most properties in this area are around 1 stories. Most buildings in this market were built in 1987 and are Class A.
Not much of the real estate is used for commercial space, so it might be hard to find office space. Wholesale trade is the dominant industry in this area. Commute by car is the most popular way to get to work amongst Fife residents. Commuting between 20 and 25 minutes a day is the norm for those who opt to reside in this part of town.