Compared to the rest of the New York City market, the Flatlands region has less expensive rates, so you should have no trouble finding a great deal in this depreciated submarket.
In the last 90 days, 4 listings have been listed, which means spaces most likley are leasing quickly. You'll want to be prepared to tour spaces as quick as possible. About 50% of the listings in the Flatlands 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.
Even though the median size is 7,000 sqft, there are still 0 new availabilities below 2,000 sqft. Most properties in this market are around 1 stories. Most buildings in this area were built in 1963 and are Class A.
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 area. Commute by bike is the most popular way to get to work amongst Flatlands occupants. Commuting around an hour and a half a day is the norm for those who opt to reside in this part of town.