On average, listings lease in the $20's per square foot per year. The Golden region is experiencing a decrease in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate fell $8 per sqft per year. That's a 27% decline in rent.
Compared to the rest of the Denver Metro market, the Golden submarket has lower rates, so you should have no trouble finding a great deal in this discounted submarket.
In the last 90 days, 14 listings have been listed, which means leases are probably going fast. You'll want to be prepared to make an offer immediately. About 7% of the available space in the Golden are subleases, so you will probably have to focus your search on direct office leases. 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 5,400 sqft, there are still 0 office spaces below 2,000 sqft. Most buildings in this market are around 2 stories. Most buildings in this region were built in 2000 and are Class A.