On average, listings lease in the $30's per square foot per year. The Central New Haven region is going through a an increase in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate rose $7 per sqft per year. That's a 26% rise in rent.
In the last 90 days, 13 listings have been made available, which means listings might be going fast. You'll want to be prepared to tour spaces as quick as possible. About 215% of the available space in the Central 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 available, so finding a space for a small business might be tough.
Even though the median size is 3,880 sqft, there are still 0 new availabilities below 2,000 sqft. Most properties in this area are around 3 stories. Most buildings in this area were built in 1925 and are Class B.
Not much of the real estate is used for commercial space, so it might be hard to find office space. Construction is the dominant industry in this market. Most of the folk of Central New Haven work from home. Commuting between 30 and 45 minutes a day is the norm for those who opt to reside in this part of town.