The typical asking rate per listing is in the $70's per square foot per year. The Pierce County submarket is going through a an increase 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 made available, which means office spaces are probably going fast. You'll want to be prepared to make an offer immediately. About 33% of the available space in the Pierce County are subleases, so you might be able to snag a great spot on a short term. 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 market are approximately 2 floors. Most buildings in this area were built in 1990 and are Class B.