Most listings are in the $40's per square foot per year. The West Bellevue submarket is going through a a boost in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate increased $48 per sqft per year.
Compared to the rest of the Seattle Metropolitan Area market, the West Bellevue region has higher rates, and you'll have to negotiate above asking rent to be in this hot submarket.
In the last 90 days, 3 listings have been posted online, which means listings might be leasing quickly. You'll want to be prepared to make an offer immediately. About 333% of the available leases in the West Bellevue are subleases, so you might be able to find a shorter term or below market rent. There aren't many listings below 2,000 square feet on the market, so finding a space for a small business might be tough.
The standard measurement for office space in this area is around 1,450 sqft. Most properties in this market are approximately 3 floors. Most buildings in this area were built in 1983 and are Class B.
Not much of the real estate is used for commercial space, so it might be hard to find office space. Professional services is the dominant industry in this market. Commute by bike is the most popular way to get to work amongst West Bellevue folk. Commuting more than an hour and a half a day is the norm for those who opt to reside in this part of town.