On average, listings lease in the $40's per square foot per year. The Jamaica submarket is seeing a an increase in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate increased $42 per sqft per year.
Compared to the rest of the New York City market, the Jamaica submarket has lower rates, so you should have no trouble finding a great deal in this discounted region.
In the last 90 days, 13 listings have been posted online, which means spaces might be going fast. You'll want to be prepared to make an offer immediately. About 31% of the available space in the Jamaica are subleases, so you might be able to snag a great spot on a short term. 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 30,000 sqft, there are still 0 office spaces below 2,000 sqft. Most properties in this market are approximately 2 floors. Most buildings in this market were built in 1936 and are Class B.
Not much of the real estate is used for commercial space, so it might be hard to find office space. Professional services is the dominant industry in this region. Most of the folk of Jamaica work from home. Commuting around 30 minutes a day is the norm for those who opt to reside in this part of town.