Most listings are in the $30's per square foot per year. The South Tacoma submarket is going through a an increase in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate went up $32 per sqft per year.
Compared to the rest of the Seattle Metropolitan Area market, the South Tacoma submarket has more expensive rates, and you'll need to make a great offer to be in this hot region.
In the last 90 days, 4 listings have been made available, which means new listings most likley are going fast. You'll want to be prepared to make an offer immediately. There aren't many listings below 2,000 square feet posted, so finding a space for a small business might be tough.
The standard measurement for office space in this area is around 1,500 sqft. Most properties in this market are approximately 2 stories. Most buildings in this market were built in 1980 and are Class B.
Not much of the real estate is used for commercial space, so it might be hard to find office space. Manufacturing is the dominant industry in this market. Commute by car is the most popular way to get to work amongst South Tacoma residents. Commuting around 10 minutes a day is the norm for those who opt to reside in this part of town.