On average, listings lease in the $40's per square foot per year. The Central Brooklyn submarket is seeing a a boost in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate rose $8 per sqft per year. That's a 18% increase in rent.
Compared to the rest of the New York City market, the Central Brooklyn submarket has smaller rates, so you should have no trouble finding a great deal in this discounted submarket.
In the last 90 days, 36 listings have been listed, which means spaces most likley are going fast. You'll want to be prepared to make an offer immediately. There aren't many listings below 2,000 square feet on the market, so finding a space for a small business might be tough.
The standard measurement for office space in this area is around 1,150 sqft. Most properties in this area are approximately 2 stories. Most buildings in this region were built in 1931 and are Class A.
Not much of the real estate is used for commercial space, so it might be hard to find office space. Agriculture is the dominant industry in this region. Most of the occupants of Central Brooklyn work from home. Commuting close to 15 minutes a day is the norm for those who opt to reside in this part of town.