On average, listings lease in the $20's per square foot per year. The Monmouth County submarket is seeing a decrease in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate decreased $3 per sqft per year. That's a 13% decline in rent.
In the last 90 days, 107 listings have been posted online, so you'll want to check back regularly for new listings. About 5% of the available space in the Monmouth County are subleases, so you will probably have to consider a longer term lease. There aren't many listings below 2,000 square feet posted, so finding a space for a small business might be tough.
The standard measurement for office space in this area is around 1,800 sqft. Most properties in this area are approximately 2 floors. Most buildings in this market were built in 1986 and are Class B.