Most listings are in the $30's per square foot per year. The Seattle region is seeing a decrease in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate decreased $3 per sqft per year. That's a 9% decline in rent.
In the last 90 days, 422 listings have been listed, so you'll want to check back regularly for new listings. About 11% of the listings in the Seattle are subleases, so you might be able to find a shorter term or below market rent. There aren't many listings below 2,000 square feet on the market, so finding a space for a small business might be tough.
Even though the median size is 3,290 sqft, there are still 0 new listings below 2,000 sqft. Most buildings in this region are around 3 stories. Most buildings in this area were built in 1982 and are Class A.