Most listings are in the $10's per square foot per year. The Lawrence region is seeing a an increase in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate went up $19 per sqft per year.
Compared to the rest of the Greater Boston market, the Lawrence region has less expensive rates, so you should have no trouble finding a great deal in this undervalued submarket.
In the last 90 days, 19 listings have come on the market, which means new availabilities are probably going fast. You'll want to be prepared to make an offer immediately. There aren't many listings below 2,000 square feet available, so finding a space for a small business might be tough.
Even though the median size is 5,000 sqft, there are still 0 office spaces below 2,000 sqft. Most properties in this area are approximately 2 floors. Most buildings in this area were built in 1905 and are Class C.