The typical asking rate per listing is in the $10's per square foot per year. The Whatcom County submarket is experiencing a a rise in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate increased $18 per sqft per year.
In the last 90 days, 28 listings have been made available, which means new listings most likley are leasing quickly. You'll want to be prepared to tour spaces as quick as possible. About 189% of the office spaces in the Whatcom County 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 3,230 sqft, there are still 0 new listings below 2,000 sqft. Most buildings in this region are around 2 stories. Most buildings in this market were built in 1993 and are Class A.