The typical asking rate per listing is in the $30's per square foot per year. The Marlborough region is experiencing a an increase in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate increased $12 per sqft per year. That's a 63% increase in rent.
Compared to the rest of the Greater Boston market, the Marlborough submarket has higher rates, and you'll have to negotiate above asking rent to be in this hot region.
In the last 90 days, 71 listings have come on the market, so you'll want to check back regularly for new listings. About 55% of the listings in the Marlborough 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 available, so finding a space for a small business might be tough.
The standard measurement for office space in this area is around 440 sqft. Most buildings in this area are around 2 stories. Most buildings in this area were built in 1986 and are Class A.