On average, listings lease in the $20's per square foot per year. The Worcester region is going through a a boost in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate went up $21 per sqft per year.
Compared to the rest of the Greater Boston market, the Worcester submarket has lower rates, so you should have no trouble finding a great deal in this discounted region.
In the last 90 days, 12 listings have been posted online, which means spaces might be leasing quickly. You'll want to be prepared to tour spaces as quick as possible. 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 1,300 sqft. Most properties in this region are approximately 1 stories. Most buildings in this region were built in 1986 and are Class A.