Most listings are in the $40's per square foot per year. The Westlake region is seeing a a boost in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate increased $48 per sqft per year.
Compared to the rest of the Seattle Metropolitan Area market, the Westlake region has greater rates, and you'll have to negotiate above asking rent to be in this hot submarket.
In the last 90 days, 15 listings have been listed, which means office spaces might be leasing quickly. You'll want to be prepared to make an offer immediately. About 67% of the listings in the Westlake 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 posted, so finding a space for a small business might be tough.
Even though the median size is 2,570 sqft, there are still 0 spaces below 2,000 sqft. Most buildings in this area are around 5 floors. Most buildings in this area were built in 1986 and are Class A.
A large portion of this area is residential, but there's plenty of office_space. Finance and insurance are the dominant industries in this region. Most of the folk of Westlake work from home. Commuting between 30 and 45 minutes a day is the norm for those who opt to reside in this part of town.