The typical asking rate per listing is in the $20's per square foot per year. The Lakewood submarket is experiencing a decrease in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate fell $1 per sqft per year. That's a 6% decrease in rent.
Compared to the rest of the Denver Metro market, the Lakewood submarket has smaller rates, so you should have no trouble finding a great deal in this undervalued submarket.
In the last 90 days, 64 listings have been posted online, so you'll want to check back regularly for new listings. About 45% of the available leases in the Lakewood are subleases, so you might be able to find a shorter term or below market rent. There aren't many listings below 2,000 square feet posted, so finding a space for a small business might be tough.
The standard measurement for office space in this area is around 2,420 sqft. Most properties in this region are approximately 3 stories. Most buildings in this region were built in 1980 and are Class B.