The typical asking rate per listing is in the $10's per square foot per year. The West Haven submarket is seeing a decrease in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate decreased $43 per sqft per year. That's a 73% decline in rent.
In the last 90 days, 19 listings have come on the market, which means listings most likley are going fast. You'll want to be prepared to tour spaces as quick as possible. About 11% of the available space in the West Haven 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 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 1,190 sqft. Most properties in this area are close to 1 floors. Most buildings in this market were built in 1962.