On average, listings lease in the $20's per square foot per year. The Essex County submarket is seeing a a rise in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate increased $22 per sqft per year.
In the last 90 days, 507 listings have come on the market, so you'll want to check back regularly for new listings. About 22% of the available leases in the Essex County are subleases, so you might be able to sign a shorter term by taking over a previous lease. 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 2,620 sqft, there are still 0 listings below 2,000 sqft. Most buildings in this market are approximately 2 floors. Most buildings in this area were built in 1970 and are Class B.