Most listings are in the $20's per square foot per year. The Kansas City submarket is experiencing a decline in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate decreased $1 per sqft per year. That's a 3% decrease in rent.
In the last 90 days, 64 listings have come on the market, so you'll want to check back regularly for new listings. About 33% of the available leases in the Kansas City are subleases, so you might be able to find a shorter term or below market rent. 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 1,110 sqft. Most buildings in this market are around 2 floors. Most buildings in this region were built in 1967 and are Class C.