On average, listings lease in the $20's per square foot per year. The Roxbury submarket is experiencing a an increase in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate went up $24 per sqft per year.
Compared to the rest of the Greater Boston market, the Roxbury region has greater rates, and you'll have to negotiate above asking rent to be in this hot submarket.
In the last 90 days, 2 listings have come on the market, which means office spaces most likley are going fast. You'll want to be prepared to tour spaces as quick as possible. 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 1,800 sqft. Most properties in this region are around 3 stories. Most buildings in this market were built in 1964 and are Class A.
Not much of the real estate is used for commercial space, so it might be hard to find office space. Professional services is the dominant industry in this region. Commute by car is the most popular way to get to work amongst Roxbury folk. Commuting between 30 and 45 minutes a day is the norm for those who opt to reside in this part of town.