The typical asking rate per listing is in the $30's per square foot per year. The Downtown Bridgeport region is going through a a boost in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate increased $5 per sqft per year. That's a 18% increase in rent.
Compared to the rest of the Fairfield market, the Downtown Bridgeport submarket has smaller rates, so you should have no trouble finding a great deal in this discounted region.
In the last 90 days, 33 listings have been posted online, which means office spaces most likley are leasing quickly. You'll want to be prepared to make an offer immediately. About 15% of the available leases in the Downtown Bridgeport 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 10,370 sqft, there are still 0 new listings below 2,000 sqft. Most buildings in this market are close to 4 stories. Most buildings in this region were built in 1989 and are Class C.
A large portion of this area is residential, but there's plenty of office_space. Waste services is the dominant industry in this region. Commute by walking is the most popular way to get to work amongst Downtown Bridgeport occupants. Commuting between 30 and 45 minutes a day is the norm for those who opt to reside in this part of town.