The typical asking rate per listing is in the $20's per square foot per year. The Kansas City submarket is going through a a rise in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate increased $1 per sqft per year. That's a 5% increase 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 discounted submarket.
In the last 90 days, 147 listings have been made available, so you'll want to check back regularly for new listings. About 4% of the office spaces in the Kansas City are subleases, so you will probably have to focus your search on direct office leases. There aren't many listings below 2,000 square feet posted, so finding a space for a small business might be tough.
Even though the median size is 3,700 sqft, there are still 0 listings below 2,000 sqft. Most properties in this market are approximately 2 stories. Most buildings in this market were built in 1970 and are Class B.