Most listings are in the $10's per square foot per year. The Independence submarket is experiencing a decrease in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate decreased $5 per sqft per year. That's a 23% decline in rent.
In the last 90 days, 63 listings have been listed, so you'll want to check back regularly for new listings. About 5% of the available space in the Independence are subleases, so you will probably need to consider the implications of signing a direct lease with the building. 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 2,170 sqft. Most buildings in this region are close to 4 stories. Most buildings in this market were built in 1987 and are Class B.