Most listings are in the $20's per square foot per year. The Pawtucket submarket is seeing a a boost 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 Pawtucket region has lower rates, so you should have no trouble finding a great deal in this discounted region.
In the last 90 days, 15 listings have come on the market, which means leases most likley are leasing quickly. You'll want to be prepared to tour spaces as quick as possible. About 20% of the available leases in the Pawtucket are subleases, so you might be able to sign a shorter term by taking over a previous lease. There aren't many listings below 2,000 square feet on the market, so finding a space for a small business might be tough.
Even though the median size is 3,130 sqft, there are still 0 new listings below 2,000 sqft. Most properties in this region are close to 2 stories. Most buildings in this region were built in 1900 and are Class A.