Most listings are in the $20's per square foot per year. The Waldo region 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 6% rise in rent.
Compared to the rest of the Kansas City market, the Waldo region has less expensive rates, so you should have no trouble finding a great deal in this discounted region.
In the last 90 days, 18 listings have come on the market, which means leases are probably going fast. You'll want to be prepared to tour spaces as quick as possible. 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 1,930 sqft. Most properties in this market are around 3 floors. Most buildings in this area were built in 1960 and are Class B.
Not much of the real estate is used for commercial space, so it might be hard to find office space. Education is the dominant industry in this region. Commute by car is the most popular way to get to work amongst Waldo folk. Commuting close to 10 minutes a day is the norm for those who opt to reside in this part of town.