The typical asking rate per listing is in the $70's per square foot per year. The Greenwich Village region is going through a an increase in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate rose $79 per sqft per year.
Compared to the rest of the New York City market, the Greenwich Village submarket has higher rates, and you'll need to pay a premium to be in this hot submarket.
In the last 90 days, 27 listings have been posted online, which means new availabilities are probably leasing quickly. You'll want to be prepared to make an offer immediately. About 96% of the office spaces in the Greenwich Village 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 2,500 sqft. Most buildings in this area are close to 6 floors. Most buildings in this region were built in 1906 and are Class B.
Not much of the real estate is used for commercial space, so it might be hard to find office space. Utilities is the dominant industry in this area. Commute by taxi is the most popular way to get to work amongst Greenwich Village folk. Commuting under 5 minutes a day is the norm for those who opt to reside in this part of town.