The typical asking rate per listing is in the $30's per square foot per year. The Downtown Stamford Historic District submarket is experiencing a a boost in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate increased $35 per sqft per year.
Compared to the rest of the Fairfield market, the Downtown Stamford Historic District submarket has less expensive rates, so you should have no trouble finding a great deal in this undervalued submarket.
In the last 90 days, 25 listings have been made available, which means office spaces are probably leasing quickly. You'll want to be prepared to tour spaces as quick as possible. About 4% of the available space in the Downtown Stamford Historic District are subleases, so you will probably need to consider the implications of signing a direct lease with the building. 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 1,250 sqft. Most buildings in this region are around 6 floors. Most buildings in this market were built in 1967 and are Class B.
Not much of the real estate is used for commercial space, so it might be hard to find office space. Wholesale trade is the dominant industry in this area. Commute by car is the most popular way to get to work amongst Downtown Stamford Historic District occupants. Commuting approximately 15 minutes a day is the norm for those who opt to reside in this part of town.