The typical asking rate per listing is in the $20's per square foot per year. The Middletown submarket is seeing a a boost in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate increased $1 per sqft per year. That's a 3% increase in rent.
In the last 90 days, 2 listings have come on the market, which means office spaces might be going fast. You'll want to be prepared to make an offer immediately. About 50% of the listings in the Middletown 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 1,000 sqft. Most properties in this area are around 3 stories. Most buildings in this area were built in 1972 and are Class A.