The typical asking rate per listing is in the $20's per square foot per year. The Wheat Ridge submarket is experiencing a a rise in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate went up $22 per sqft per year.
Compared to the rest of the Denver Metro market, the Wheat Ridge region has less expensive rates, so you should have no trouble finding a great deal in this depreciated region.
In the last 90 days, 11 listings have come on the market, which means spaces are probably going fast. You'll want to be prepared to tour spaces as quick as possible. About 73% of the office spaces in the Wheat Ridge 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 posted, so finding a space for a small business might be tough.
The standard measurement for office space in this area is around 930 sqft. Most properties in this region are around 2 floors. Most buildings in this market were built in 1978 and are Class B.