Compared to the rest of the Seattle Metropolitan Area market, the Westlake region has higher rates, and you'll need to make a great offer to be in this hot region.
In the last 90 days, 17 listings have been listed, which means new listings most likley are leasing quickly. You'll want to be prepared to make an offer immediately. About 24% 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 4,680 sqft, there are still 0 office spaces below 2,000 sqft. Most properties in this market are close to 5 stories. Most buildings in this market were built in 1994 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 market. Most of the occupants 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.