On average, listings lease in the $20's per square foot per year. The Watertown Town submarket is going through a decline in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate fell $1 per sqft per year. That's a 4% decline in rent.
Compared to the rest of the Greater Boston market, the Watertown Town region has greater rates, and you'll have to negotiate above asking rent to be in this hot submarket.
In the last 90 days, 30 listings have come on the market, which means office spaces might be leasing quickly. You'll want to be prepared to tour spaces as quick as possible. 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 area are approximately 2 stories. Most buildings in this area were built in 1931 and are Class A.