The typical asking rate per listing is in the $10's per square foot per year. The Fife region is seeing a decrease in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate decreased $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 come on the market, which means new listings 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.
Even though the median size is 7,960 sqft, there are still 0 new availabilities below 2,000 sqft. Most properties in this area are approximately 1 stories. Most buildings in this area were built in 1978 and are Class A.