The typical asking rate per listing is in the $10's per square foot per year. The Beverly submarket is seeing a a boost in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate rose $20 per sqft per year.
Compared to the rest of the Greater Boston market, the Beverly submarket has lower rates, so you should have no trouble finding a great deal in this discounted submarket.
In the last 90 days, 34 listings have been posted online, which means leases most likley are leasing quickly. You'll want to be prepared to tour spaces as quick as possible. About 88% of the listings in the Beverly are subleases, so you might be able to snag a great spot on a short term. 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 2,840 sqft, there are still 0 leases below 2,000 sqft. Most buildings in this area are approximately 3 stories. Most buildings in this market were built in 1985 and are Class A.