Compared to the rest of the Seattle Metropolitan Area market, the Overlake region has lower rates, so you should have no trouble finding a great deal in this undervalued submarket.
In the last 90 days, 9 listings have come on the market, which means new availabilities most likley are going fast. You'll want to be prepared to make an offer immediately. About 67% of the listings in the Overlake 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 3,520 sqft, there are still 0 new listings below 2,000 sqft. Most properties in this market are around 2 floors. Most buildings in this area were built in 1980 and are Class A.
Not much of the real estate is used for commercial space, so it might be hard to find office space. Education is the dominant industry in this market. Commute by walking is the most popular way to get to work amongst Overlake occupants. Commuting between 30 and 45 minutes a day is the norm for those who opt to reside in this part of town.