The typical asking rate per listing is in the $20's per square foot per year. The Arvada submarket is seeing a an increase in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate rose $1 per sqft per year. That's a 3% rise in rent.
Compared to the rest of the Denver Metro market, the Arvada region has lower rates, so you should have no trouble finding a great deal in this depreciated submarket.
In the last 90 days, 16 listings have come on the market, which means spaces most likley are leasing quickly. You'll want to be prepared to make an offer immediately. 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 8,940 sqft, there are still 0 new listings below 2,000 sqft. Most properties in this region are around 2 floors. Most buildings in this region were built in 1985 and are Class B.