On average, listings lease in the $10's per square foot per year. The Framingham submarket is experiencing a decline in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate fell $35 per sqft per year. That's a 66% decrease in rent.
Compared to the rest of the Greater Boston market, the Framingham region has lower rates, so you should have no trouble finding a great deal in this depreciated region.
In the last 90 days, 18 listings have been listed, which means new availabilities most likley are leasing quickly. You'll want to be prepared to tour spaces as quick as possible. 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 910 sqft. Most buildings in this region are close to 4 stories. Most buildings in this area were built in 1980 and are Class B.