Most listings are in the $20's per square foot per year. The Stratford region is going through a decrease in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate decreased $4 per sqft per year. That's a 12% decline in rent.
Compared to the rest of the Fairfield market, the Stratford submarket has less expensive rates, so you should have no trouble finding a great deal in this depreciated region.
In the last 90 days, 9 listings have been listed, which means new listings most likley are going fast. You'll want to be prepared to tour spaces as quick as possible. About 44% of the available leases in the Stratford are subleases, so you might be able to snag a great spot on a short term. 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 900 sqft. Most buildings in this market are around 2 stories. Most buildings in this market were built in 1979 and are Class C.