Most listings are in the $20's per square foot per year. The Arvada region is going through a a rise in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate went up $1 per sqft per year. That's a 3% increase in rent.
Compared to the rest of the Denver Metro market, the Arvada submarket has smaller rates, so you should have no trouble finding a great deal in this undervalued region.
In the last 90 days, 16 listings have come on the market, which means new listings most likley are 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 on the market, so finding a space for a small business might be tough.
Even though the median size is 8,940 sqft, there are still 0 new availabilities below 2,000 sqft. Most properties in this area are close to 2 floors. Most buildings in this market were built in 1985 and are Class B.