Compared to the rest of the Fairfield market, the Cove - East Side - Shippan region has higher rates, and you'll have to negotiate above asking rent to be in this hot submarket.
In the last 90 days, 7 listings have been listed, which means new availabilities might be going fast. You'll want to be prepared to make an offer immediately. About 14% of the available leases in the Cove - East Side - Shippan 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 18,030 sqft, there are still 0 office spaces below 2,000 sqft. Most buildings in this area are approximately 5 floors. Most buildings in this market were built in 1981 and are Class A.
Not much of the real estate is used for commercial space, so it might be hard to find office space. Finance and insurance are the dominant industries in this region. Commute by taxi is the most popular way to get to work amongst Cove - East Side - Shippan folk. Commuting between 30 and 45 minutes a day is the norm for those who opt to reside in this part of town.