The typical asking rate per listing is in the $40's per square foot per year. The Norwalk submarket is going through a a boost in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate rose $42 per sqft per year.
Compared to the rest of the Fairfield market, the Norwalk submarket has greater rates, and you'll have to negotiate above asking rent to be in this hot region.
In the last 90 days, 73 listings have been posted online, so you'll want to check back regularly for new listings. About 142% of the listings in the Norwalk 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 4,000 sqft, there are still 0 office spaces below 2,000 sqft. Most properties in this area are close to 2 floors. Most buildings in this market were built in 1980 and are Class B.