The typical asking rate per listing is in the $10's per square foot per year. The Fife submarket is experiencing a decrease in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate fell $4 per sqft per year. That's a 16% decrease in rent.
Compared to the rest of the Seattle Metropolitan Area market, the Fife region has less expensive rates, so you should have no trouble finding a great deal in this undervalued submarket.
In the last 90 days, 5 listings have been made available, which means new availabilities are probably going fast. You'll want to be prepared to make an offer immediately. 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 1,190 sqft. Most properties in this market are approximately 1 stories. Most buildings in this region were built in 1978 and are Class A.