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 $11 per sqft per year. That's a 32% decrease in rent.
Compared to the rest of the Denver Metro market, the Lakewood region has smaller rates, so you should have no trouble finding a great deal in this undervalued region.
In the last 90 days, 50 listings have been posted online, so you'll want to check back regularly for new listings. About 10% of the office spaces 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 posted, so finding a space for a small business might be tough.
The standard measurement for office space in this area is around 2,480 sqft. Most properties in this market are approximately 3 stories. Most buildings in this area were built in 1980 and are Class B.