The typical asking rate per listing is in the $20's per square foot per year. The Lakewood submarket is experiencing a a boost in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate increased $8 per sqft per year. That's a 38% rise in rent.
Compared to the rest of the Denver Metro market, the Lakewood submarket has greater rates, and you'll have to negotiate above asking rent to be in this hot region.
In the last 90 days, 138 listings have been listed, so you'll want to check back regularly for new listings. About 3% of the listings in the Lakewood 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 available, so finding a space for a small business might be tough.
Even though the median size is 3,210 sqft, there are still 0 new availabilities below 2,000 sqft. Most buildings in this region are close to 3 floors. Most buildings in this region were built in 1981 and are Class B.