Most listings are in the $30's per square foot per year. The Eastern Brooklyn region is going through a decrease in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate fell $9 per sqft per year. That's a 20% decline in rent.
Compared to the rest of the New York City market, the Eastern Brooklyn region has smaller rates, so you should have no trouble finding a great deal in this depreciated submarket.
In the last 90 days, 9 listings have been listed, which means listings most likley are leasing quickly. 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.
Even though the median size is 4,000 sqft, there are still 0 office spaces below 2,000 sqft. Most properties in this region are around 2 floors. Most buildings in this area were built in 1930 and are Class A.
Not much of the real estate is used for commercial space, so it might be hard to find office space. Education is the dominant industry in this area. Commute by public transit is the most popular way to get to work amongst Eastern Brooklyn occupants. Commuting between 20 and 25 minutes a day is the norm for those who opt to reside in this part of town.