The typical asking rate per listing is in the $0's per square foot per year. The Charlestown submarket is going through a decline in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate decreased $42 per sqft per year. That's a 100% decrease in rent.
In the last 90 days, 7 listings have been made available, which means spaces are probably leasing quickly. You'll want to be prepared to make an offer immediately. There aren't many listings below 2,000 square feet available, so finding a space for a small business might be tough.
Even though the median size is 7,250 sqft, there are still 0 listings below 2,000 sqft. Most properties in this area are approximately 6 floors. Most buildings in this area were built in 1980 and are Class B.
Not much of the real estate is used for commercial space, so it might be hard to find office space. Education is the dominant industry in this area. Commute by car is the most popular way to get to work amongst Charlestown folk. Commuting under 5 minutes a day is the norm for those who opt to reside in this part of town.