Most listings are in the $10's per square foot per year. The Manchester submarket is experiencing a decrease in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate fell $9 per sqft per year. That's a 32% decrease in rent.
Compared to the rest of the Greater Boston market, the Manchester region has less expensive rates, so you should have no trouble finding a great deal in this discounted region.
In the last 90 days, 19 listings have been made available, which means leases might be going fast. You'll want to be prepared to make an offer immediately. 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 1,620 sqft. Most properties in this region are close to 2 floors. Most buildings in this region were built in 1913 and are Class Class B.