Compared to the rest of the Seattle Metropolitan Area market, the Tacoma submarket has lower rates, so you should have no trouble finding a great deal in this undervalued region.
In the last 90 days, 13 listings have been made available, which means spaces might be going fast. You'll want to be prepared to tour spaces as quick as possible. About 8% of the listings in the Tacoma are subleases, so you will probably need to consider the implications of signing a direct lease with the building. There aren't many listings below 2,000 square feet on the market, so finding a space for a small business might be tough.
The standard measurement for office space in this area is around 1,900 sqft. Most properties in this market are approximately 2 stories. Most buildings in this region were built in 1976 and are Class B.