Most listings are in the $30's per square foot per year. The Downtown Stamford Historic District region is seeing a a rise in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate rose $5 per sqft per year. That's a 18% increase in rent.
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, 20 listings have come on the market, which means leases are probably leasing quickly. You'll want to be prepared to tour spaces as quick as possible. About 5% of the available leases in the Downtown Stamford Historic District are subleases, so you will probably have to focus your search on direct office leases. There aren't many listings below 2,000 square feet on the market, so finding a space for a small business might be tough.
The standard measurement for office space in this area is around 1,470 sqft. Most properties in this region are close to 6 stories. Most buildings in this region 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 market. Commute by car is the most popular way to get to work amongst Downtown Stamford Historic District residents. Commuting approximately 15 minutes a day is the norm for those who opt to reside in this part of town.