Most listings are in the $20's per square foot per year. The West End region is going through a decline in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate fell $3 per sqft per year. That's a 9% decrease in rent.
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, 1 listings have been listed, which means listings are probably going fast. You'll want to be prepared to make an offer immediately. About 400% of the office spaces in the West End 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 on the market, so finding a space for a small business might be tough.
Even though the median size is 10,580 sqft, there are still 0 spaces below 2,000 sqft. Most buildings in this area are close to 4 floors. Most buildings in this market were built in 1980 and are Class A.
Wholesale trade is the dominant industry in this market. 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.