Most listings are in the $20's per square foot per year. The Lakewood region is experiencing a decrease in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate decreased $4 per sqft per year. That's a 14% decline in rent.
Compared to the rest of the Denver Metro market, the Lakewood region has less expensive rates, so you should have no trouble finding a great deal in this depreciated submarket.
In the last 90 days, 64 listings have been posted online, so you'll want to check back regularly for new listings. About 53% of the listings in the Lakewood are subleases, so you might be able to sign a shorter term by taking over a previous lease. 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 1,820 sqft. Most buildings in this area are around 3 floors. Most buildings in this market were built in 1980 and are Class B.