Compared to the rest of the Seattle Metropolitan Area market, the International District region has more expensive rates, and you'll need to make a great offer to be in this hot region.
In the last 90 days, 3 listings have been posted online, which means office spaces are probably going fast. You'll want to be prepared to tour spaces as quick as possible. About 33% of the available leases in the International District 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 posted, so finding a space for a small business might be tough.
Even though the median size is 9,460 sqft, there are still 0 spaces below 2,000 sqft. Most buildings in this region are close to 9 floors. Most buildings in this region were built in 1984 and are Class A.
Not much of the real estate is used for commercial space, so it might be hard to find office space. Public administration is the dominant industry in this market. Commute by public transit is the most popular way to get to work amongst International District residents. Commuting around 30 minutes a day is the norm for those who opt to reside in this part of town.