Compared to the rest of the Hartford market, the Downtown Hartford submarket has higher rates, and you'll have to negotiate above asking rent to be in this hot region.
In the last 90 days, 32 listings have been listed, which means leases are probably going fast. You'll want to be prepared to make an offer immediately. About 3% of the available leases in the Downtown Hartford are subleases, so you will probably need to consider the implications of signing a direct lease with the building. 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 3,290 sqft, there are still 0 leases below 2,000 sqft. Most properties in this market are close to 12 stories. Most buildings in this market were built in 1942 and are Class A.
Manufacturing is the dominant industry in this area. Commute by car is the most popular way to get to work amongst Downtown Hartford residents. Commuting between 30 and 45 minutes a day is the norm for those who opt to reside in this part of town.