The typical asking rate per listing is in the $10's per square foot per year. The Mattapan Square submarket is going through a a rise in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate went up $18 per sqft per year.
Compared to the rest of the Greater Boston market, the Mattapan Square submarket has less expensive rates, so you should have no trouble finding a great deal in this depreciated submarket.
In the last 90 days, 0 listings have been posted online, which means spaces most likley are leasing quickly. You'll want to be prepared to tour spaces as quick as possible. About NaN% of the listings in the Mattapan Square 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 6,000 sqft, there are still 0 leases below 2,000 sqft.
Not much of the real estate is used for commercial space, so it might be hard to find office space. Utilities is the dominant industry in this region. Most of the occupants of Mattapan Square work from home. Commuting between 30 and 45 minutes a day is the norm for those who opt to reside in this part of town.