The typical asking rate per listing is in the $30's per square foot per year. The Fairfield submarket is experiencing a a rise in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate went up $1 per sqft per year. That's a 4% increase in rent.
Compared to the rest of the Fairfield market, the Fairfield region has smaller rates, so you should have no trouble finding a great deal in this undervalued region.
In the last 90 days, 491 listings have been listed, so you'll want to check back regularly for new listings. About 3% of the available space in the Fairfield are subleases, so you will probably need to consider the implications of signing a direct lease with the building. 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 2,250 sqft. Most buildings in this market are approximately 2 stories. Most buildings in this region were built in 1980 and are Class A.