On average, listings lease in the $10's per square foot per year. The West End - West Side region is going through a a rise in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate rose $6 per sqft per year. That's a 43% increase in rent.
Compared to the rest of the Fairfield market, the West End - West Side region has smaller rates, so you should have no trouble finding a great deal in this depreciated submarket.
In the last 90 days, 1 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 200% of the office spaces in the West End - West Side are subleases, so you might be able to find a shorter term or below market rent. There aren't many listings below 2,000 square feet on the market, so finding a space for a small business might be tough.
Even though the median size is 4,500 sqft, there are still 0 new listings below 2,000 sqft. Most buildings in this market are around 2 floors. Most buildings in this region were built in 1936 and are Class B.
Not much of the real estate is used for commercial space, so it might be hard to find office space. Waste services is the dominant industry in this market. Most of the occupants of West End - West Side work from home. Commuting between 30 and 45 minutes a day is the norm for those who opt to reside in this part of town.