Compared to the rest of the New York City market, the South Brooklyn region has lower rates, so you should have no trouble finding a great deal in this undervalued submarket.
In the last 90 days, 100 listings have been posted online, so you'll want to check back regularly for new listings. About 55% of the available leases in the South Brooklyn 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 4,420 sqft, there are still 0 new listings below 2,000 sqft. Most buildings in this area are around 3 stories. Most buildings in this market were built in 1931 and are Class B.
Not much of the real estate is used for commercial space, so it might be hard to find office space. Finance and insurance are the dominant industries in this market. Most of the folk of South Brooklyn work from home. Commuting between 20 and 25 minutes a day is the norm for those who opt to reside in this part of town.