The typical asking rate per listing is in the $20's per square foot per year. The Old Saybrook Center submarket is going through a a rise in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate rose $1 per sqft per year. That's a 7% increase in rent.
In the last 90 days, 2 listings have been posted online, which means listings most likley are going fast. You'll want to be prepared to make an offer immediately. 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 7,500 sqft, there are still 0 listings below 2,000 sqft. Most properties in this region are close to 2 floors. Most buildings in this region were built in 1970 and are Class A.