The typical asking rate per listing is in the $20's per square foot per year. The Wheat Ridge region is experiencing a decrease in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate fell $5 per sqft per year. That's a 18% decrease in rent.
Compared to the rest of the Denver Metro market, the Wheat Ridge region has lower rates, so you should have no trouble finding a great deal in this depreciated region.
In the last 90 days, 11 listings have been made available, which means new listings most likley are going fast. You'll want to be prepared to tour spaces as quick as possible. About 82% of the listings 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 1,370 sqft. Most properties in this market are close to 2 stories. Most buildings in this region were built in 1978 and are Class B.