Most listings are in the $20's per square foot per year. The Golden submarket is seeing a decrease in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate decreased $8 per sqft per year. That's a 27% decrease in rent.
Compared to the rest of the Denver Metro market, the Golden region has lower rates, so you should have no trouble finding a great deal in this undervalued region.
In the last 90 days, 14 listings have come on the market, which means new listings most likley are leasing quickly. You'll want to be prepared to make an offer immediately. About 7% of the office spaces in the Golden are subleases, so you will probably need to consider the implications of signing a direct lease with the building. There aren't many listings below 2,000 square feet posted, so finding a space for a small business might be tough.
Even though the median size is 5,400 sqft, there are still 0 spaces below 2,000 sqft. Most buildings in this region are close to 2 stories. Most buildings in this market were built in 2000 and are Class A.