On average, listings lease in the $20's per square foot per year. The East Merrimack submarket is seeing a a boost in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate increased $14 per sqft per year. That's a 94% increase in rent.
Compared to the rest of the Greater Boston market, the East Merrimack region has higher rates, and you'll have to negotiate above asking rent to be in this hot region.
In the last 90 days, 1 listings have been posted online, which means new listings most likley are leasing quickly. You'll want to be prepared to make an offer immediately. 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 450 sqft. Most buildings in this market are approximately 1 floors. Most buildings in this market were built in 1981 and are Class Class B.