The typical asking rate per listing is in the $30's per square foot per year. The Toms River submarket is seeing a an increase in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate increased $4 per sqft per year. That's a 13% increase in rent.
In the last 90 days, 16 listings have been made available, which means listings most likley are leasing quickly. You'll want to be prepared to make an offer immediately. There aren't many listings below 2,000 square feet available, so finding a space for a small business might be tough.
The standard measurement for office space in this area is around 1,880 sqft. Most properties in this area are approximately 1 stories. Most buildings in this market were built in 1980 and are Class A.