The typical asking rate per listing is in the $30's per square foot per year. The Stamford region is going through a a rise in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate went up $3 per sqft per year. That's a 8% rise in rent.
Compared to the rest of the Fairfield market, the Stamford submarket has greater rates, and you'll have to negotiate above asking rent to be in this hot submarket.
In the last 90 days, 126 listings have been listed, so you'll want to check back regularly for new listings. About 8% of the listings in the Stamford are subleases, so you will probably need to consider the implications of signing a direct lease with the building. 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 3,480 sqft, there are still 0 office spaces below 2,000 sqft. Most properties in this area are around 4 floors. Most buildings in this market were built in 1979 and are Class B.