Compared to the rest of the Greater Boston market, the Newton submarket has more expensive rates, and you'll need to pay a premium to be in this hot submarket.
In the last 90 days, 24 listings have come on the market, which means new availabilities are probably going fast. You'll want to be prepared to make an offer immediately. About 13% of the available space in the Newton 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 2,200 sqft. Most properties in this region are around 3 stories. Most buildings in this market were built in 1973 and are Class A.