The typical asking rate per listing is in the $10's per square foot per year. The Golden region is seeing a an increase in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate rose $2 per sqft per year. That's a 9% rise in rent.
Compared to the rest of the Denver Metro market, the Golden region has lower rates, so you should have no trouble finding a great deal in this undervalued region.
In the last 90 days, 15 listings have been posted online, which means new listings most likley are going fast. You'll want to be prepared to make an offer immediately. About 27% of the office spaces in the Golden 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 on the market, so finding a space for a small business might be tough.
Even though the median size is 3,000 sqft, there are still 0 listings below 2,000 sqft. Most buildings in this region are approximately 1 stories. Most buildings in this area were built in 2000 and are Class A.