On average, listings lease in the $20's per square foot per year. The Methuen Town region is experiencing a a rise in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate increased $7 per sqft per year. That's a 42% increase in rent.
Compared to the rest of the Greater Boston market, the Methuen Town region has less expensive rates, so you should have no trouble finding a great deal in this depreciated region.
In the last 90 days, 18 listings have been listed, which means new availabilities most likley are leasing quickly. You'll want to be prepared to make an offer immediately. About 78% of the available space in the Methuen 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.
Even though the median size is 2,630 sqft, there are still 0 leases below 2,000 sqft. Most buildings in this area are approximately 2 floors. Most buildings in this area were built in 1970 and are Class B.