Compared to the rest of the Greater Boston market, the Ward Two submarket has higher rates, and you'll have to negotiate above asking rent to be in this hot region.
In the last 90 days, 4 listings have come on the market, which means leases are probably leasing quickly. You'll want to be prepared to tour spaces as quick as possible. About 25% of the available space in the Ward Two are subleases, so you might be able to find a shorter term or below market rent. There aren't many listings below 2,000 square feet available, so finding a space for a small business might be tough.
The standard measurement for office space in this area is around 2,000 sqft. Most properties in this region are around 4 floors. Most buildings in this market were built in 1989 and are Class B.
Not much of the real estate is used for commercial space, so it might be hard to find office space. Professional services is the dominant industry in this area. Commute by motorcycle is the most popular way to get to work amongst Ward Two folk. Commuting under 5 minutes a day is the norm for those who opt to reside in this part of town.