On average, listings lease in the $20's per square foot per year. The Greater Boston region is experiencing a decline in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate decreased $1 per sqft per year. That's a 6% decline in rent.
In the last 90 days, 1568 listings have been listed, so you'll want to check back regularly for new listings. About 3% of the listings in the Greater Boston are subleases, so you will probably need to consider the implications of signing a direct lease with the building. There aren't many listings below 2,000 square feet posted, so finding a space for a small business might be tough.
Even though the median size is 2,600 sqft, there are still 0 new listings below 2,000 sqft. Most properties in this region are close to 2 floors. Most buildings in this market were built in 1966 and are Class A.