On average, listings lease in the $20's per square foot per year. The Central New Haven submarket is seeing a an increase in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate increased $25 per sqft per year.
In the last 90 days, 13 listings have been posted online, which means office spaces are probably going fast. You'll want to be prepared to make an offer immediately. About 277% of the listings in the Central New Haven are subleases, so you might be able to find a shorter term or below market rent. There aren't many listings below 2,000 square feet on the market, so finding a space for a small business might be tough.
Even though the median size is 3,270 sqft, there are still 0 leases below 2,000 sqft. Most buildings in this area are around 3 stories. Most buildings in this market were built in 1929 and are Class B.
Not much of the real estate is used for commercial space, so it might be hard to find office space. Construction is the dominant industry in this market. Most of the folk of Central New Haven work from home. Commuting between 30 and 45 minutes a day is the norm for those who opt to reside in this part of town.