The typical asking rate per listing is in the $20's per square foot per year. The Kansas City region is seeing a a rise in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate increased $5 per sqft per year. That's a 25% rise in rent.
Compared to the rest of the Kansas City market, the Kansas City submarket has lower rates, so you should have no trouble finding a great deal in this depreciated submarket.
In the last 90 days, 413 listings have been posted online, so you'll want to check back regularly for new listings. About 38% of the available space in the Kansas City 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 available, 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 properties in this area are approximately 2 stories. Most buildings in this market were built in 1965 and are Class B.