On average, listings lease in the $40's per square foot per year. The Essex County region is experiencing a a rise in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate went up $11 per sqft per year. That's a 35% increase in rent.
In the last 90 days, 146 listings have come on the market, so you'll want to check back regularly for new listings. About 43% of the available space 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 on the market, so finding a space for a small business might be tough.
Even though the median size is 8,520 sqft, there are still 0 spaces below 2,000 sqft. Most buildings in this market are close to 2 stories. Most buildings in this area were built in 1977 and are Class A.