The typical asking rate per listing is in the $30's per square foot per year. The Marlborough submarket is seeing a an increase in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate increased $30 per sqft per year.
Compared to the rest of the Greater Boston market, the Marlborough region has greater rates, and you'll have to negotiate above asking rent to be in this hot region.
In the last 90 days, 71 listings have been listed, so you'll want to check back regularly for new listings. About 54% of the office spaces in the Marlborough 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.
The standard measurement for office space in this area is around 300 sqft. Most buildings in this region are around 2 floors. Most buildings in this market were built in 1986 and are Class A.