On average, listings lease in the $10's per square foot per year. The Proctor submarket is experiencing a a boost in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate went up $18 per sqft per year.
Compared to the rest of the Greater Boston market, the Proctor 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 made available, which means new availabilities might be leasing quickly. You'll want to be prepared to make an offer immediately. About 50% of the available space in the Proctor 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 available, so finding a space for a small business might be tough.
The standard measurement for office space in this area is around 1,720 sqft. Most buildings in this area were built in 1986 and are Class B.
Not much of the real estate is used for commercial space, so it might be hard to find office space. Health care is the dominant industry in this market. Commute by taxi is the most popular way to get to work amongst Proctor residents. Commuting close to 20 minutes a day is the norm for those who opt to reside in this part of town.