The typical asking rate per listing is in the $20's per square foot per year. The Paterson region is experiencing a an increase in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate increased $8 per sqft per year. That's a 40% increase in rent.
In the last 90 days, 4 listings have been posted online, which means leases might be leasing quickly. You'll want to be prepared to tour spaces as quick as possible. 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 2,100 sqft. Most buildings in this market are close to 3 stories. Most buildings in this region were built in 1970 and are Class B.