The typical asking rate per listing is in the $20's per square foot per year. The Lakewood submarket is experiencing a an increase in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate went up $21 per sqft per year.
Compared to the rest of the Seattle Metropolitan Area market, the Lakewood region has less expensive rates, so you should have no trouble finding a great deal in this undervalued submarket.
In the last 90 days, 6 listings have been made available, which means spaces most likley are leasing quickly. You'll want to be prepared to make an offer immediately. About 817% of the available leases in the Lakewood 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 available, so finding a space for a small business might be tough.
The standard measurement for office space in this area is around 1,700 sqft. Most properties in this market are around 2 stories. Most buildings in this market were built in 1980 and are Class C.