On average, listings lease in the $20's per square foot per year. The Arvada region is seeing a a boost in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate increased $2 per sqft per year. That's a 10% rise 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 discounted submarket.
In the last 90 days, 21 listings have come on the market, which means new listings are probably going fast. 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.
The standard measurement for office space in this area is around 1,600 sqft. Most buildings in this market are close to 2 stories. Most buildings in this area were built in 1985 and are Class B.