On average, listings lease in the $20's per square foot per year. The Barnstable Town submarket is seeing a decline in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate fell $1 per sqft per year. That's a 2% decrease in rent.
Compared to the rest of the Greater Boston market, the Barnstable Town submarket has lower rates, so you should have no trouble finding a great deal in this depreciated submarket.
In the last 90 days, 4 listings have been posted online, which means new listings are probably leasing quickly. You'll want to be prepared to tour spaces as quick as possible. 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 1,400 sqft. Most buildings in this area are around 1 floors. Most buildings in this region were built in 1988 and are Class B.