Most listings are in the $30's per square foot per year. The Newark Metro submarket is going through a a rise in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate rose $7 per sqft per year. That's a 26% increase in rent.
In the last 90 days, 146 listings have been made available, so you'll want to check back regularly for new listings. About 3% of the available space in the Newark Metro are subleases, so you will probably need to sign a longer term lease with the landlord directly. There aren't many listings below 2,000 square feet posted, so finding a space for a small business might be tough.
Even though the median size is 3,600 sqft, there are still 0 new availabilities below 2,000 sqft. Most buildings in this area are around 3 floors. Most buildings in this market were built in 1976 and are Class A.