Most listings are in the $20's per square foot per year. The Essex County submarket is seeing a decrease in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate fell $0 per sqft per year. That's a 2% decrease in rent.
In the last 90 days, 507 listings have been posted online, so you'll want to check back regularly for new listings. About 3% of the available space in the Essex County 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 on the market, so finding a space for a small business might be tough.
The standard measurement for office space in this area is around 1,510 sqft. Most buildings in this region are approximately 2 stories. Most buildings in this area were built in 1970 and are Class B.