Most listings are in the $20's per square foot per year. The West End submarket is going through a a boost in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate went up $29 per sqft per year.
Compared to the rest of the Greater Boston market, the West End submarket has higher rates, and you'll need to make a great offer to be in this hot submarket.
In the last 90 days, 2 listings have been posted online, which means new listings might be going fast. You'll want to be prepared to tour spaces as quick as possible. About 100% of the office spaces in the West End 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 10,280 sqft, there are still 0 new listings below 2,000 sqft. Most properties in this region are around 4 stories. Most buildings in this area were built in 1980 and are Class A.
Wholesale trade is the dominant industry in this region. Commute by car is the most popular way to get to work amongst West End folk. Commuting between 30 and 45 minutes a day is the norm for those who opt to reside in this part of town.