On average, listings lease in the $20's per square foot per year. The Meriden region is experiencing a a boost in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate rose $10 per sqft per year. That's a 63% increase in rent.
In the last 90 days, 13 listings have been made available, which means leases most likley are leasing quickly. You'll want to be prepared to tour spaces as quick as possible. About 92% of the available leases in the Meriden 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 5,240 sqft, there are still 0 spaces below 2,000 sqft. Most properties in this market are approximately 2 stories. Most buildings in this market were built in 1960 and are Class B.