Most listings are in the $20's per square foot per year. The Lynn region is experiencing a decline in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate fell $11 per sqft per year. That's a 33% decrease in rent.
Compared to the rest of the Greater Boston market, the Lynn submarket has lower rates, so you should have no trouble finding a great deal in this discounted region.
In the last 90 days, 8 listings have been posted online, which means new listings are probably going fast. You'll want to be prepared to tour spaces as quick as possible. About 25% of the available leases in the Lynn 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 available, so finding a space for a small business might be tough.
Even though the median size is 4,840 sqft, there are still 0 new listings below 2,000 sqft. Most buildings in this market are close to 5 floors. Most buildings in this area were built in 1968 and are Class B.