Most listings are in the $30's per square foot per year. The Essex County region is seeing a an increase in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate rose $1 per sqft per year. That's a 4% increase in rent.
In the last 90 days, 146 listings have been posted online, so you'll want to check back regularly for new listings. About 1% of the listings in the Essex County are subleases, so you will probably need to consider the implications of signing a direct lease with the building. 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 5,000 sqft, there are still 0 new listings below 2,000 sqft. Most properties in this region are close to 2 floors. Most buildings in this region were built in 1976 and are Class A.