The typical asking rate per listing is in the $20's per square foot per year. The West Long Branch submarket is going through a decline in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate fell $1 per sqft per year. That's a 4% decrease in rent.
In the last 90 days, 2 listings have come on the market, which means office spaces are probably going fast. You'll want to be prepared to make an offer immediately. 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 850 sqft. Most buildings in this region are around 2 floors. Most buildings in this area were built in 2003 and are Class B.