Most listings are in the $20's per square foot per year. The Hartford region is seeing a decrease in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate fell $8 per sqft per year. That's a 26% decrease in rent.
Compared to the rest of the Hartford market, the Hartford region has less expensive rates, so you should have no trouble finding a great deal in this undervalued submarket.
In the last 90 days, 96 listings have been listed, so you'll want to check back regularly for new listings. About 73% of the available leases in the 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 available, so finding a space for a small business might be tough.
The standard measurement for office space in this area is around 1,990 sqft. Most properties in this market are close to 2 floors. Most buildings in this region were built in 1939 and are Class B.