On average, listings lease in the $20's per square foot per year. The Kirkland submarket is seeing a decrease in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate decreased $15 per sqft per year. That's a 34% decrease in rent.
Compared to the rest of the Seattle Metropolitan Area market, the Kirkland region has smaller rates, so you should have no trouble finding a great deal in this depreciated region.
In the last 90 days, 23 listings have been made available, which means leases most likley are going fast. You'll want to be prepared to make an offer immediately. About 22% of the office spaces in the Kirkland 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 3,390 sqft, there are still 0 office spaces below 2,000 sqft. Most buildings in this area are approximately 2 stories. Most buildings in this region were built in 1987 and are Class A.