The typical asking rate per listing is in the $20's per square foot per year. The New Jersey region is going through a a boost in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate rose $1 per sqft per year. That's a 5% rise in rent.
In the last 90 days, 2094 listings have come on the market, so you'll want to check back regularly for new listings. About 57% of the listings in the New Jersey 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 on the market, so finding a space for a small business might be tough.
Even though the median size is 3,250 sqft, there are still 0 listings below 2,000 sqft. Most properties in this area are close to 2 stories. Most buildings in this area were built in 1983 and are Class A.