Most listings are in the $10's per square foot per year. The East Merrimack submarket is going through a an increase in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate increased $17 per sqft per year.
Compared to the rest of the Greater Boston market, the East Merrimack region has smaller rates, so you should have no trouble finding a great deal in this undervalued submarket.
In the last 90 days, 14 listings have come on the market, which means leases are probably leasing quickly. You'll want to be prepared to make an offer immediately. About 36% of the available space in the East Merrimack are subleases, so you might be able to snag a great spot on a short term. There aren't many listings below 2,000 square feet posted, so finding a space for a small business might be tough.
Even though the median size is 17,810 sqft, there are still 0 listings below 2,000 sqft. Most buildings in this area are close to 1 floors. Most buildings in this area were built in 1981 and are Class Class.