The typical asking rate per listing is in the $20's per square foot per year. The Newtown submarket is seeing a a boost in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate rose $13 per sqft per year. That's a 79% rise in rent.
Compared to the rest of the Fairfield market, the Newtown region has less expensive rates, so you should have no trouble finding a great deal in this undervalued region.
In the last 90 days, 1 listings have come on the market, which means leases are probably going fast. 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.
The standard measurement for office space in this area is around 1,340 sqft. Most buildings in this area are close to 2 floors. Most buildings in this area were built in 1968 and are Class A.