The typical asking rate per listing is in the $30's per square foot per year. The Downtown Bridgeport region is seeing a a boost in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate went up $30 per sqft per year.
Compared to the rest of the Fairfield market, the Downtown Bridgeport region has less expensive rates, so you should have no trouble finding a great deal in this depreciated region.
In the last 90 days, 33 listings have been posted online, which means new listings most likley are going fast. You'll want to be prepared to make an offer immediately. About 12% of the available leases in the Downtown Bridgeport 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 available, so finding a space for a small business might be tough.
Even though the median size is 10,370 sqft, there are still 0 office spaces below 2,000 sqft. Most properties in this area are approximately 4 floors. Most buildings in this market were built in 1985 and are Class C.
A large portion of this region is residential, but there's plenty of office_space. Waste services is the dominant industry in this area. Commute by walking is the most popular way to get to work amongst Downtown Bridgeport folk. Commuting between 30 and 45 minutes a day is the norm for those who opt to reside in this part of town.