Most listings are in the $20's per square foot per year. The Barnstable Town submarket is experiencing a a rise in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate increased $26 per sqft per year.
Compared to the rest of the Greater Boston market, the Barnstable Town submarket has higher rates, and you'll have to negotiate above asking rent to be in this hot region.
In the last 90 days, 14 listings have been listed, which means new listings most likley are going fast. You'll want to be prepared to make an offer immediately. About 64% of the available leases in the Barnstable Town are subleases, so you might be able to find a shorter term or below market rent. 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 1,620 sqft. Most properties in this market are close to 2 stories. Most buildings in this region were built in 1987 and are Class B.