Compared to the rest of the Seattle Metropolitan Area market, the International District submarket has lower rates, so you should have no trouble finding a great deal in this undervalued region.
In the last 90 days, 3 listings have been listed, which means leases most likley are 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 sign a shorter term by taking over a previous lease. 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 24,410 sqft, there are still 0 office spaces below 2,000 sqft. Most properties in this area are close to 3 stories. 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 approximately 30 minutes a day is the norm for those who opt to reside in this part of town.