Most listings are in the $20's per square foot per year. The Wakefield submarket is seeing a a rise in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate increased $21 per sqft per year.
Compared to the rest of the Greater Boston market, the Wakefield submarket has lower rates, so you should have no trouble finding a great deal in this discounted region.
In the last 90 days, 5 listings have been listed, which means office spaces are probably going fast. You'll want to be prepared to make an offer immediately. 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 1,830 sqft. Most properties in this market are approximately 4 floors. Most buildings in this region were built in 1983 and are Class A.