On average, listings lease in the $30's per square foot per year. The Lakewood submarket is experiencing a a rise in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate increased $9 per sqft per year. That's a 44% rise in rent.
Compared to the rest of the Denver Metro market, the Lakewood region has greater rates, and you'll have to negotiate above asking rent to be in this hot region.
In the last 90 days, 89 listings have been posted online, so you'll want to check back regularly for new listings. About 3% of the listings in the Lakewood are subleases, so you will probably have to focus your search on direct office leases. 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 2,670 sqft, there are still 0 listings below 2,000 sqft. Most properties in this market are approximately 3 floors. Most buildings in this region were built in 1981 and are Class B.