Compared to the rest of the Greater Boston market, the Downtown Watertown region has higher rates, and you'll have to negotiate above asking rent to be in this hot region.
In the last 90 days, 3 listings have been made available, which means new availabilities most likley are leasing quickly. You'll want to be prepared to make an offer immediately. There aren't many listings below 2,000 square feet available, so finding a space for a small business might be tough.
Even though the median size is 3,580 sqft, there are still 0 new listings below 2,000 sqft. Most properties in this market are around 4 floors. Most buildings in this region were built in 1959 and are Class B.
Not much of the real estate is used for commercial space, so it might be hard to find office space. Company management is the dominant industry in this area. Commute by public transit is the most popular way to get to work amongst Downtown Watertown residents. Commuting between 30 and 45 minutes a day is the norm for those who opt to reside in this part of town.