The typical asking rate per listing is in the $20's per square foot per year. The Essex County region is experiencing a a boost in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate went up $1 per sqft per year. That's a 6% rise in rent.
In the last 90 days, 507 listings have been listed, so you'll want to check back regularly for new listings. About 14% of the office spaces in the Essex County 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 2,290 sqft. Most properties in this area are approximately 2 stories. Most buildings in this region were built in 1970 and are Class B.