Most listings are in the $10's per square foot per year. The Hartford submarket is experiencing a decline in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate decreased $4 per sqft per year. That's a 15% decline in rent.
Compared to the rest of the Hartford market, the Hartford region has smaller rates, so you should have no trouble finding a great deal in this depreciated region.
In the last 90 days, 71 listings have been listed, so you'll want to check back regularly for new listings. About 1% of the office spaces in the Hartford are subleases, so you will probably have to focus your search on direct office leases. There aren't many listings below 2,000 square feet posted, so finding a space for a small business might be tough.
Even though the median size is 3,990 sqft, there are still 0 leases below 2,000 sqft. Most properties in this area are close to 3 stories. Most buildings in this region were built in 1955 and are Class A.