Most listings are in the $10's per square foot per year. The Golden region is seeing a a rise in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate increased $2 per sqft per year. That's a 9% rise in rent.
Compared to the rest of the Denver Metro market, the Golden region has less expensive rates, so you should have no trouble finding a great deal in this depreciated region.
In the last 90 days, 10 listings have been made available, which means new availabilities might be leasing quickly. You'll want to be prepared to make an offer immediately. About 40% of the listings in the Golden 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 available, so finding a space for a small business might be tough.
Even though the median size is 2,950 sqft, there are still 0 new listings below 2,000 sqft. Most buildings in this market are close to 1 floors. Most buildings in this area were built in 2000 and are Class A.