The typical asking rate per listing is in the $20's per square foot per year. The Manhattan submarket is seeing a a boost in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate went up $0 per sqft per year. That's a 2% rise in rent.
In the last 90 days, 33 listings have been posted online, which means office spaces might be going fast. You'll want to be prepared to make an offer immediately. 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 1,000 sqft. Most buildings in this area are around 2 floors. Most buildings in this region were built in 1984 and are Class Class A.