The typical asking rate per listing is in the $20's per square foot per year. The Norwood submarket is experiencing a a boost in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate increased $24 per sqft per year. That's a Inf% rise in rent.
Compared to the rest of the Greater Boston market, the Norwood region has lower rates, so you should have no trouble finding a great deal in this discounted region.
In the last 90 days, 3 listings have been made available, which means spaces most likley are 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 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 1,100 sqft. Most properties in this region are approximately 1 floors. Most buildings in this area were built in 1979 and are Class A.