The typical asking rate per listing is in the $20's per square foot per year. The East Denver submarket is going through a decline in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate decreased $4 per sqft per year. That's a 15% decline in rent.
In the last 90 days, 52 listings have been posted online, so you'll want to check back regularly for new listings. About 65% of the listings in the East Denver are subleases, so you might be able to sign a shorter term by taking over a previous lease. 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 1,400 sqft. Most properties in this area are around 5 stories. Most buildings in this market were built in 1982 and are Class B.
Not much of the real estate is used for commercial space, so it might be hard to find office space. Health care is the dominant industry in this market. Commute by bike is the most popular way to get to work amongst East Denver occupants. Commuting between 20 and 25 minutes a day is the norm for those who opt to reside in this part of town.