Most listings are in the $30's per square foot per year. The Southport region is seeing a decline in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate decreased $8 per sqft per year. That's a 17% decline in rent.
Compared to the rest of the Fairfield market, the Southport submarket has more expensive rates, and you'll need to pay a premium to be in this hot submarket.
In the last 90 days, 4 listings have been listed, which means new listings most likley are going fast. You'll want to be prepared to tour spaces as quick as possible. About 25% of the available space in the Southport are subleases, so you might be able to sign a shorter term by taking over a previous lease. There aren't many listings below 2,000 square feet on the market, so finding a space for a small business might be tough.
Even though the median size is 2,650 sqft, there are still 0 new listings below 2,000 sqft. Most buildings in this market are close to 2 stories. Most buildings in this area were built in 1986 and are Class B.