Compared to the rest of the Greater Boston market, the Newton submarket has higher rates, and you'll need to pay a premium to be in this hot region.
In the last 90 days, 12 listings have been posted online, which means new listings are probably leasing quickly. You'll want to be prepared to make an offer immediately. About 8% of the available space in the Newton 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 available, so finding a space for a small business might be tough.
Even though the median size is 4,330 sqft, there are still 0 new availabilities below 2,000 sqft. Most buildings in this area are approximately 3 stories. Most buildings in this market were built in 1973 and are Class A.