On average, listings lease in the $20's per square foot per year. The Stoneham region is seeing a decrease in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate decreased $3 per sqft per year. That's a 15% decline in rent.
Compared to the rest of the Greater Boston market, the Stoneham submarket has less expensive rates, so you should have no trouble finding a great deal in this undervalued submarket.
In the last 90 days, 6 listings have been listed, which means office spaces 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 1,250 sqft. Most properties in this area are approximately 4 floors. Most buildings in this region were built in 1984 and are Class A.