The typical asking rate per listing is in the $10's per square foot per year. The Des Moines submarket is seeing a a boost in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate went up $19 per sqft per year.
Compared to the rest of the Seattle Metropolitan Area market, the Des Moines submarket has smaller rates, so you should have no trouble finding a great deal in this discounted submarket.
In the last 90 days, 1 listings have been listed, which means new availabilities 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 posted, so finding a space for a small business might be tough.
Even though the median size is 5,400 sqft, there are still 0 leases below 2,000 sqft. Most buildings in this market are close to 2 stories. Most buildings in this market were built in 1962 and are Class B.