Compared to the rest of the Greater Boston market, the Newton submarket has more expensive rates, and you'll have to negotiate above asking rent to be in this hot submarket.
In the last 90 days, 26 listings have come on the market, which means new availabilities most likley are going fast. You'll want to be prepared to tour spaces as quick as possible. About 12% of the office spaces in the Newton are subleases, so you might be able to snag a great spot on a short term. There aren't many listings below 2,000 square feet posted, so finding a space for a small business might be tough.
Even though the median size is 3,390 sqft, there are still 0 spaces below 2,000 sqft. Most properties in this region are around 3 stories. Most buildings in this area were built in 1973 and are Class A.