Most listings are in the $30's per square foot per year. The Lakewood region is going through a a rise in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate went up $9 per sqft per year. That's a 44% rise in rent.
Compared to the rest of the Denver Metro market, the Lakewood region has more expensive rates, and you'll need to pay a premium to be in this hot region.
In the last 90 days, 89 listings have been made available, so you'll want to check back regularly for new listings. About 2% of the listings in the Lakewood are subleases, so you will probably need to consider the implications of signing a direct lease with the building. There aren't many listings below 2,000 square feet available, so finding a space for a small business might be tough.
Even though the median size is 2,650 sqft, there are still 0 leases below 2,000 sqft. Most properties in this area are close to 3 floors. Most buildings in this area were built in 1981 and are Class B.