Most listings are in the $30's per square foot per year. The Downtown New Haven submarket is going through a a rise in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate went up $1 per sqft per year. That's a 2% rise in rent.
In the last 90 days, 6 listings have been posted online, which means listings might be going fast. You'll want to be prepared to tour spaces as quick as possible. 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 1,000 sqft. Most buildings in this area are close to 3 stories. Most buildings in this area were built in 1926 and are Class A.
Not much of the real estate is used for commercial space, so it might be hard to find office space. Waste services is the dominant industry in this area. Most of the residents of Downtown New Haven work from home. Commuting close to 10 minutes a day is the norm for those who opt to reside in this part of town.