The typical asking rate per listing is in the $10's per square foot per year. The Golden region is seeing a a boost in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate went up $0 per sqft per year. That's a 0% rise in rent.
Compared to the rest of the Denver Metro market, the Golden submarket has lower rates, so you should have no trouble finding a great deal in this undervalued region.
In the last 90 days, 15 listings have come on the market, which means listings are probably going fast. You'll want to be prepared to tour spaces as quick as possible. About 27% of the available space in the Golden 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 posted, so finding a space for a small business might be tough.
Even though the median size is 2,950 sqft, there are still 0 new availabilities below 2,000 sqft. Most properties in this area are approximately 1 stories. Most buildings in this area were built in 2000 and are Class A.