The typical asking rate per listing is in the $20's per square foot per year. The East Hartford submarket is seeing a an increase in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate went up $6 per sqft per year. That's a 26% increase in rent.
In the last 90 days, 18 listings have been listed, which means new listings are probably leasing quickly. You'll want to be prepared to make an offer immediately. There aren't many listings below 2,000 square feet available, so finding a space for a small business might be tough.
Even though the median size is 6,500 sqft, there are still 0 listings below 2,000 sqft. Most properties in this region are close to 2 stories. Most buildings in this market were built in 1973 and are Class B.