Most listings are in the $20's per square foot per year. The Kent submarket is seeing a decrease in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate decreased $9 per sqft per year. That's a 30% decrease in rent.
Compared to the rest of the Seattle Metropolitan Area market, the Kent region has lower rates, so you should have no trouble finding a great deal in this depreciated region.
In the last 90 days, 9 listings have been posted online, which means leases are probably going fast. You'll want to be prepared to tour spaces as quick as possible. About 22% of the listings in the Kent 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 posted, so finding a space for a small business might be tough.
Even though the median size is 8,500 sqft, there are still 0 new availabilities below 2,000 sqft. Most properties in this area are approximately 2 floors. Most buildings in this market were built in 1986 and are Class A.