On average, listings lease in the $30's per square foot per year. The West Hartford submarket is going through a decrease in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate decreased $1 per sqft per year. That's a 2% decline in rent.
In the last 90 days, 10 listings have come on the market, which means new availabilities are probably leasing quickly. You'll want to be prepared to tour spaces as quick as possible. 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 1,360 sqft. Most buildings in this area are approximately 2 floors. Most buildings in this market were built in 1956 and are Class B.