On average, listings lease in the $70's per square foot per year. The Pierce County region is seeing a a boost in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate rose $71 per sqft per year.
In the last 90 days, 3 listings have been posted online, which means office spaces most likley are leasing quickly. You'll want to be prepared to tour spaces as quick as possible. About 33% of the listings in the Pierce 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 posted, so finding a space for a small business might be tough.
The standard measurement for office space in this area is around 1,800 sqft. Most buildings in this region are around 2 stories. Most buildings in this region were built in 1990 and are Class B.