Most listings are in the $0's per square foot per year. The Waltham submarket is seeing a decline in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate decreased $42 per sqft per year. That's a 100% decline in rent.
In the last 90 days, 18 listings have been posted online, which means listings might be leasing quickly. You'll want to be prepared to tour spaces as quick as possible. About 22% of the listings in the Waltham 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 5,700 sqft, there are still 0 new listings below 2,000 sqft. Most buildings in this area are around 4 stories. Most buildings in this area were built in 1981 and are Class A.