Most listings are in the $90's per square foot per year. The Murray Hill region is experiencing a a rise in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate rose $16 per sqft per year. That's a 22% rise in rent.
Compared to the rest of the New York City market, the Murray Hill submarket has more expensive rates, and you'll need to make a great offer to be in this hot region.
In the last 90 days, 67 listings have come on the market, so you'll want to check back regularly for new listings. About 6% of the listings in the Murray Hill are subleases, so you will probably have to consider a longer term lease. 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 3,790 sqft, there are still 0 new listings below 2,000 sqft. Most properties in this region are close to 6 floors. Most buildings in this area were built in 1920 and are Class A.
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 market. Commute by car is the most popular way to get to work amongst Murray Hill occupants. Commuting around an hour a day is the norm for those who opt to reside in this part of town.