The typical asking rate per listing is in the $30's per square foot per year. The Brookdale submarket is experiencing a a rise in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate went up $32 per sqft per year.
Compared to the rest of the Newark Metro market, the Brookdale submarket has smaller rates, so you should have no trouble finding a great deal in this discounted submarket.
In the last 90 days, 13 listings have come on the market, which means 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.
Even though the median size is 6,090 sqft, there are still 0 new listings below 2,000 sqft. Most properties in this area are close to 3 floors. Most buildings in this market were built in 1972 and are Class A.