On average, listings lease in the $40's per square foot per year. The Carroll Gardens submarket is seeing a a boost in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate rose $41 per sqft per year.
Compared to the rest of the New York City market, the Carroll Gardens submarket has smaller rates, so you should have no trouble finding a great deal in this undervalued region.
In the last 90 days, 6 listings have come on the market, which means new listings most likley are leasing quickly. You'll want to be prepared to tour spaces as quick as possible. About 50% of the available leases in the Carroll Gardens are subleases, so you might be able to find a shorter term or below market rent. 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 1,600 sqft. Most properties in this region are around 3 stories. Most buildings in this region were built in 1931.
Not much of the real estate is used for commercial space, so it might be hard to find office space. Health care is the dominant industry in this market. Most of the residents of Carroll Gardens work from home. Commuting close to 30 minutes a day is the norm for those who opt to reside in this part of town.