Compared to the rest of the Fairfield market, the Southport region has greater rates, and you'll have to negotiate above asking rent to be in this hot region.
In the last 90 days, 3 listings have come on the market, which means new availabilities most likley are leasing quickly. You'll want to be prepared to make an offer immediately. About 33% of the available leases in the Southport 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 posted, so finding a space for a small business might be tough.
Even though the median size is 3,480 sqft, there are still 0 new listings below 2,000 sqft. Most buildings in this region are close to 2 stories. Most buildings in this area were built in 1986 and are Class B.