On average, listings lease in the $10's per square foot per year. The Framingham region is experiencing a decrease in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate fell $9 per sqft per year. That's a 37% decline in rent.
Compared to the rest of the Greater Boston market, the Framingham region has lower rates, so you should have no trouble finding a great deal in this undervalued submarket.
In the last 90 days, 31 listings have been made available, which means office spaces most likley are leasing quickly. You'll want to be prepared to make an offer immediately. About 48% of the listings in the Framingham 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 1,500 sqft. Most properties in this area are approximately 3 stories. Most buildings in this region were built in 1982 and are Class A.