Most listings are in the $40's per square foot per year. The Golden region is going through a a rise in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate went up $48 per sqft per year.
Compared to the rest of the Denver Metro market, the Golden region has higher rates, and you'll need to pay a premium to be in this hot region.
In the last 90 days, 11 listings have been listed, which means new listings most likley are going fast. You'll want to be prepared to make an offer immediately. About 64% of the available leases 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 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 2,430 sqft. Most buildings in this area are approximately 1 floors. Most buildings in this area were built in 2001 and are Class A.