Most listings are in the $10's per square foot per year. The Lakewood submarket is going through a decrease in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate fell $2 per sqft per year. That's a 9% decline in rent.
Compared to the rest of the Seattle Metropolitan Area market, the Lakewood region has smaller 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 leases might be going fast. You'll want to be prepared to tour spaces as quick as possible. 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 2,050 sqft. Most buildings in this region are approximately 2 floors. Most buildings in this area were built in 1980 and are Class C.