Compared to the rest of the Greater Boston market, the Back Bay East region has more expensive rates, and you'll need to make a great offer to be in this hot submarket.
In the last 90 days, 14 listings have come on the market, which means new availabilities most likley are leasing quickly. You'll want to be prepared to make an offer immediately. About 64% of the listings in the Back Bay East 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 500 sqft. Most properties in this market are around 6 floors. Most buildings in this area were built in 1920 and are Class A.
A large portion of this region is residential, but there's plenty of office_space. Public administration is the dominant industry in this region. Commute by public transit is the most popular way to get to work amongst Back Bay East residents. Commuting around 20 minutes a day is the norm for those who opt to reside in this part of town.