On average, listings lease in the $10's per square foot per year. The Hartford submarket is going through a decrease in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate fell $9 per sqft per year. That's a 33% decrease in rent.
Compared to the rest of the Hartford market, the Hartford submarket has lower rates, so you should have no trouble finding a great deal in this undervalued region.
In the last 90 days, 60 listings have come on the market, so you'll want to check back regularly for new listings. About 2% of the available leases in the Hartford are subleases, so you will probably need to consider the implications of signing a direct lease with the building. There aren't many listings below 2,000 square feet on the market, so finding a space for a small business might be tough.
Even though the median size is 3,710 sqft, there are still 0 new availabilities below 2,000 sqft. Most buildings in this region are around 3 floors. Most buildings in this market were built in 1955 and are Class A.