Most listings are in the $20's per square foot per year. The Hartford submarket is seeing a decline in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate fell $8 per sqft per year. That's a 26% decline in rent.
Compared to the rest of the Hartford market, the Hartford submarket has less expensive rates, so you should have no trouble finding a great deal in this depreciated submarket.
In the last 90 days, 96 listings have been posted online, so you'll want to check back regularly for new listings. About 73% of the available leases in the Hartford 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.
The standard measurement for office space in this area is around 1,990 sqft. Most properties in this region are approximately 2 floors. Most buildings in this area were built in 1942 and are Class B.