Compared to the rest of the Greater Boston market, the Needham submarket has higher rates, and you'll have to negotiate above asking rent to be in this hot submarket.
In the last 90 days, 9 listings have been made available, which means spaces might be going fast. You'll want to be prepared to make an offer immediately. About 11% of the available space in the Needham are subleases, so you might be able to sign a shorter term by taking over a previous lease. There aren't many listings below 2,000 square feet posted, so finding a space for a small business might be tough.
Even though the median size is 5,470 sqft, there are still 0 listings below 2,000 sqft. Most buildings in this region are around 2 stories. Most buildings in this area were built in 1974 and are Class A.