The typical asking rate per listing is in the $20's per square foot per year. The Greater Boston submarket is going through a an increase in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate increased $1 per sqft per year. That's a 5% increase in rent.
In the last 90 days, 3593 listings have been posted online, so you'll want to check back regularly for new listings. About 33% of the office spaces in the Greater Boston 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 on the market, so finding a space for a small business might be tough.
Even though the median size is 2,880 sqft, there are still 0 leases below 2,000 sqft. Most properties in this market are around 2 stories. Most buildings in this market were built in 1970 and are Class A.