The typical asking rate per listing is in the $30's per square foot per year. The Montvale region is experiencing a a boost in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate went up $5 per sqft per year. That's a 20% increase in rent.
In the last 90 days, 7 listings have been posted online, which means new availabilities most likley are leasing quickly. You'll want to be prepared to make an offer immediately. About 14% of the available leases in the Montvale 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.
The standard measurement for office space in this area is around 2,120 sqft. Most buildings in this region are close to 2 floors. Most buildings in this region were built in 1980 and are Class A.