On average, listings lease in the $20's per square foot per year. The Fife region is seeing a a rise in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate increased $21 per sqft per year.
Compared to the rest of the Seattle Metropolitan Area market, the Fife submarket has lower rates, so you should have no trouble finding a great deal in this undervalued submarket.
In the last 90 days, 5 listings have been posted online, which means listings are probably going fast. You'll want to be prepared to tour spaces as quick as possible. About 120% of the listings in the Fife are subleases, so you might be able to snag a great spot on a short term. 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 3,000 sqft, there are still 0 spaces below 2,000 sqft. Most properties in this region are approximately 1 floors. Most buildings in this area were built in 1985 and are Class A.
A large portion of this market is residential, but there's plenty of office_space. Wholesale trade is the dominant industry in this area. Commute by car is the most popular way to get to work amongst Fife occupants. Commuting between 20 and 25 minutes a day is the norm for those who opt to reside in this part of town.