The typical asking rate per listing is in the $30's per square foot per year. The West Hartford submarket is seeing a a boost in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate rose $1 per sqft per year. That's a 3% increase in rent.
In the last 90 days, 10 listings have come on the market, which means leases might be leasing quickly. You'll want to be prepared to make an offer immediately. About 40% of the available space in the West Hartford are subleases, so you might be able to find a shorter term or below market rent. There aren't many listings below 2,000 square feet on the market, so finding a space for a small business might be tough.
The standard measurement for office space in this area is around 340 sqft. Most buildings in this area are close to 2 stories. Most buildings in this region were built in 1962 and are Class B.