Compared to the rest of the Greater Boston market, the Cambridge submarket has higher rates, and you'll need to make a great offer to be in this hot submarket.
In the last 90 days, 21 listings have been listed, which means new listings most likley are going fast. You'll want to be prepared to tour spaces as quick as possible. About 5% of the office spaces in the Cambridge are subleases, so you will probably need to sign a longer term lease with the landlord directly. 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 1,060 sqft. Most buildings in this region are close to 5 stories. Most buildings in this area were built in 1983 and are Class A.