On average, listings lease in the $10's per square foot per year. The Methuen Town submarket is seeing a decrease in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate decreased $3 per sqft per year. That's a 17% decline in rent.
Compared to the rest of the Greater Boston market, the Methuen Town region has smaller rates, so you should have no trouble finding a great deal in this depreciated region.
In the last 90 days, 18 listings have been listed, which means leases might be going fast. You'll want to be prepared to tour spaces as quick as possible. There aren't many listings below 2,000 square feet available, so finding a space for a small business might be tough.
The standard measurement for office space in this area is around 2,240 sqft. Most buildings in this market are around 2 stories. Most buildings in this region were built in 1970 and are Class B.