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 went up $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, 138 listings have come on the market, so you'll want to check back regularly for new listings. About 12% of the available leases 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 on the market, so finding a space for a small business might be tough.
Even though the median size is 4,150 sqft, there are still 0 new listings below 2,000 sqft. Most buildings in this region are approximately 4 floors. Most buildings in this market were built in 1979 and are Class B.