On average, listings lease in the $30's per square foot per year. The Fairfield submarket is going through a decline in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate decreased $1 per sqft per year. That's a 4% decline in rent.
Compared to the rest of the Fairfield market, the Fairfield submarket has less expensive rates, so you should have no trouble finding a great deal in this undervalued submarket.
In the last 90 days, 548 listings have been made available, so you'll want to check back regularly for new listings. About 4% of the listings in the Fairfield are subleases, so you will probably have to consider a longer term lease. 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 2,500 sqft. Most buildings in this market are close to 2 stories. Most buildings in this market were built in 1980 and are Class A.