On average, listings lease in the $10's per square foot per year. The Fife region is seeing a decline in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate decreased $2 per sqft per year. That's a 11% 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 discounted submarket.
In the last 90 days, 5 listings have been listed, which means listings might be going fast. You'll want to be prepared to tour spaces as quick as possible. About 40% of the office spaces in the Fife 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 2,020 sqft. Most properties in this area are around 1 floors. Most buildings in this area were built in 1985 and are Class A.