On average, listings lease in the $20's per square foot per year. The East Hartford region is going through a a boost in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate went up $6 per sqft per year. That's a 26% increase in rent.
In the last 90 days, 18 listings have been posted online, which means spaces 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 posted, so finding a space for a small business might be tough.
Even though the median size is 6,500 sqft, there are still 0 leases below 2,000 sqft. Most buildings in this region are around 2 stories. Most buildings in this region were built in 1971 and are Class B.