Most listings are in the $20's per square foot per year. The West End submarket is going through a a boost in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate rose $26 per sqft per year.
Compared to the rest of the Greater Boston market, the West End region has higher rates, and you'll have to negotiate above asking rent to be in this hot region.
In the last 90 days, 1 listings have come on the market, which means office spaces might be leasing quickly. You'll want to be prepared to make an offer immediately. About 300% of the available space in the West End 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.
Even though the median size is 10,580 sqft, there are still 0 leases below 2,000 sqft. Most properties in this market are close to 4 stories. Most buildings in this area were built in 1980 and are Class A.
Wholesale trade is the dominant industry in this region. Commute by car is the most popular way to get to work amongst West End occupants. Commuting between 30 and 45 minutes a day is the norm for those who opt to reside in this part of town.