On average, listings lease in the $30's per square foot per year. The New Haven region is going through a a rise in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate went up $4 per sqft per year. That's a 14% rise in rent.
In the last 90 days, 43 listings have been made available, so you'll want to check back regularly for new listings. About 142% of the available space in the New Haven 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 on the market, so finding a space for a small business might be tough.
Even though the median size is 4,270 sqft, there are still 0 listings below 2,000 sqft. Most properties in this market are approximately 3 stories. Most buildings in this area were built in 1920 and are Class B.