The typical asking rate per listing is in the $40's per square foot per year. The Kirkland submarket is going through a decrease in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate decreased $1 per sqft per year. That's a 2% decrease in rent.
Compared to the rest of the Seattle Metropolitan Area market, the Kirkland submarket has higher rates, and you'll have to negotiate above asking rent to be in this hot submarket.
In the last 90 days, 34 listings have been made available, which means office spaces are probably going fast. You'll want to be prepared to tour spaces as quick as possible. About 15% of the listings in the Kirkland 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 posted, so finding a space for a small business might be tough.
Even though the median size is 15,980 sqft, there are still 0 listings below 2,000 sqft. Most properties in this region are around 2 floors. Most buildings in this area were built in 1987 and are Class A.