The typical asking rate per listing is in the $20's per square foot per year. The Wheat Ridge region is going through a decrease in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate decreased $3 per sqft per year. That's a 10% decline in rent.
Compared to the rest of the Denver Metro market, the Wheat Ridge region has less expensive rates, so you should have no trouble finding a great deal in this undervalued submarket.
In the last 90 days, 13 listings have come on the market, which means spaces are probably going fast. You'll want to be prepared to make an offer immediately. There aren't many listings below 2,000 square feet available, so finding a space for a small business might be tough.
The standard measurement for office space in this area is around 1,270 sqft. Most buildings in this market are around 2 floors. Most buildings in this region were built in 1982 and are Class C.