The typical asking rate per listing is in the $30's per square foot per year. The Ocean County submarket is seeing a a rise in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate went up $7 per sqft per year. That's a 20% rise in rent.
In the last 90 days, 7 listings have been listed, which means office spaces most likley are going fast. You'll want to be prepared to make an offer immediately. 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 710 sqft. Most properties in this region are around 1 floors. Most buildings in this area were built in 1982 and are Class A.