On average, listings lease in the $20's per square foot per year. The Independence submarket is going through a a boost in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate went up $2 per sqft per year. That's a 10% increase in rent.
In the last 90 days, 60 listings have been made available, so you'll want to check back regularly for new listings. About 5% of the office spaces 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.
Even though the median size is 2,700 sqft, there are still 0 spaces below 2,000 sqft. Most properties in this region are around 4 floors. Most buildings in this area were built in 1987 and are Class A.