Most listings are in the $20's per square foot per year. The Lakewood submarket is experiencing a a rise in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate went up $22 per sqft per year.
In the last 90 days, 16 listings have come on the market, which means office spaces most likley are leasing quickly. You'll want to be prepared to make an offer immediately. About 6% of the available leases in the Lakewood are subleases, so you will probably need to sign a longer term lease with the landlord directly. There aren't many listings below 2,000 square feet available, so finding a space for a small business might be tough.
Even though the median size is 3,550 sqft, there are still 0 leases below 2,000 sqft. Most properties in this market are approximately 2 floors. Most buildings in this region were built in 1961 and are Class B.
Not much of the real estate is used for commercial space, so it might be hard to find office space. Waste services is the dominant industry in this region. Commute by walking is the most popular way to get to work amongst Lakewood folk. Commuting between 20 and 25 minutes a day is the norm for those who opt to reside in this part of town.