Most listings are in the $20's per square foot per year. The Waltham submarket is going through a an increase in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate went up $26 per sqft per year.
Compared to the rest of the Greater Boston market, the Waltham region has more expensive rates, and you'll need to make a great offer to be in this hot region.
In the last 90 days, 32 listings have come on the market, which means listings might be going fast. You'll want to be prepared to tour spaces as quick as possible. About 78% of the available space in the Waltham 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.
Even though the median size is 5,920 sqft, there are still 0 leases below 2,000 sqft. Most properties in this region are close to 4 floors. Most buildings in this market were built in 1981 and are Class A.