The typical asking rate per listing is in the $50's per square foot per year. The Southport submarket is experiencing a an increase in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate went up $57 per sqft per year.
Compared to the rest of the Fairfield market, the Southport submarket has higher rates, and you'll need to make a great offer to be in this hot submarket.
In the last 90 days, 2 listings have been made available, which means leases are probably leasing quickly. You'll want to be prepared to tour spaces as quick as possible. 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 1,400 sqft. Most properties in this market are close to 2 stories. Most buildings in this market were built in 1986 and are Class B.