On average, listings lease in the $20's per square foot per year. The Greater Boston region is seeing a decline in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate decreased $0 per sqft per year. That's a 1% decrease in rent.
In the last 90 days, 2868 listings have come on the market, so you'll want to check back regularly for new listings. About 2% of the office spaces in the Greater Boston are subleases, so you will probably need to sign a longer term lease with the landlord directly. There aren't many listings below 2,000 square feet available, so finding a space for a small business might be tough.
The standard measurement for office space in this area is around 2,230 sqft. Most properties in this region are around 2 floors. Most buildings in this area were built in 1969 and are Class A.