On average, listings lease in the $30's per square foot per year. The Stamford submarket is going through a a rise in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate rose $3 per sqft per year. That's a 8% increase in rent.
Compared to the rest of the Fairfield market, the Stamford submarket has greater rates, and you'll have to negotiate above asking rent to be in this hot region.
In the last 90 days, 107 listings have come on the market, so you'll want to check back regularly for new listings. About 18% of the office spaces in the Stamford are subleases, so you might be able to snag a great spot on a short term. 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 4,660 sqft, there are still 0 spaces below 2,000 sqft. Most properties in this region are close to 5 floors. Most buildings in this area were built in 1979 and are Class B.