On average, listings lease in the $20's per square foot per year. The Stoneham submarket is experiencing a decrease in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate fell $9 per sqft per year. That's a 25% decrease in rent.
Compared to the rest of the Greater Boston market, the Stoneham region has greater rates, and you'll have to negotiate above asking rent to be in this hot region.
In the last 90 days, 2 listings have been made available, which means new listings most likley are going fast. You'll want to be prepared to make an offer immediately. 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 2,790 sqft, there are still 0 office spaces below 2,000 sqft. Most buildings in this region are close to 4 stories. Most buildings in this market were built in 1984 and are Class A.