On average, listings lease in the $20's per square foot per year. The Hartford submarket is seeing a decline in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate decreased $1 per sqft per year. That's a 5% decrease in rent.
Compared to the rest of the Hartford market, the Hartford region has lower rates, so you should have no trouble finding a great deal in this undervalued submarket.
In the last 90 days, 79 listings have been posted online, so you'll want to check back regularly for new listings. About 3% of the office spaces in the Hartford are subleases, so you will probably have to consider a longer term lease. There aren't many listings below 2,000 square feet available, so finding a space for a small business might be tough.
Even though the median size is 4,360 sqft, there are still 0 spaces below 2,000 sqft. Most buildings in this region are close to 4 floors. Most buildings in this area were built in 1961 and are Class A.