On average, listings lease in the $20's per square foot per year. The Stoneham region is seeing a an increase in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate increased $24 per sqft per year.
Compared to the rest of the Greater Boston market, the Stoneham region has greater rates, and you'll need to make a great offer to be in this hot region.
In the last 90 days, 6 listings have been made available, which means leases are probably leasing quickly. You'll want to be prepared to make an offer immediately. About 17% of the available leases in the Stoneham 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 available, so finding a space for a small business might be tough.
The standard measurement for office space in this area is around 800 sqft. Most buildings in this region are close to 4 floors. Most buildings in this area were built in 1984 and are Class A.