The typical asking rate per listing is in the $30's per square foot per year. The West Side - Waterside - South End region is seeing a an increase in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate rose $34 per sqft per year.
Compared to the rest of the Fairfield market, the West Side - Waterside - South End submarket has less expensive rates, so you should have no trouble finding a great deal in this discounted submarket.
In the last 90 days, 38 listings have been listed, which means spaces are probably leasing quickly. You'll want to be prepared to make an offer immediately. About 55% of the available space in the West Side - Waterside - South End 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 5,000 sqft, there are still 0 listings below 2,000 sqft. Most properties in this region are approximately 4 stories. Most buildings in this market were built in 1984 and are Class B.
Not much of the real estate is used for commercial space, so it might be hard to find office space. Manufacturing is the dominant industry in this area. Commute by car is the most popular way to get to work amongst West Side - Waterside - South End occupants. Commuting approximately 30 minutes a day is the norm for those who opt to reside in this part of town.