Most listings are in the $30's per square foot per year. The South New Haven region is seeing a a boost in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate rose $36 per sqft per year.
In the last 90 days, 19 listings have come on the market, which means new availabilities most likley are going fast. You'll want to be prepared to tour spaces as quick as possible. About 5% of the available leases in the South New Haven are subleases, so you will probably need to sign a longer term lease with the landlord directly. 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 6,760 sqft, there are still 0 leases below 2,000 sqft. Most properties in this area are approximately 9 floors. Most buildings in this market were built in 1970 and are Class A.
Not much of the real estate is used for commercial space, so it might be hard to find office space. Arts, entertainment, and restaurants are the dominant industries in this area. Commute by walking is the most popular way to get to work amongst South New Haven residents. Commuting between 30 and 45 minutes a day is the norm for those who opt to reside in this part of town.