The typical asking rate per listing is in the $20's per square foot per year. The Lakewood region is going through a decline in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate decreased $1 per sqft per year. That's a 6% decrease in rent.
Compared to the rest of the Denver Metro market, the Lakewood region has lower rates, so you should have no trouble finding a great deal in this undervalued region.
In the last 90 days, 64 listings have been made available, so you'll want to check back regularly for new listings. About 8% of the listings in the Lakewood are subleases, so you will probably have to focus your search on direct office leases. 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 2,570 sqft, there are still 0 new listings below 2,000 sqft. Most buildings in this region are approximately 3 floors. Most buildings in this market were built in 1980 and are Class B.