The typical asking rate per listing is in the $40's per square foot per year. The Northeastern Queens region is experiencing a a boost in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate went up $3 per sqft per year. That's a 7% rise in rent.
Compared to the rest of the New York City market, the Northeastern Queens submarket has smaller rates, so you should have no trouble finding a great deal in this discounted submarket.
In the last 90 days, 31 listings have been posted online, which means listings might be going fast. You'll want to be prepared to make an offer immediately. About 3% of the listings in the Northeastern Queens are subleases, so you will probably need to consider the implications of signing a direct lease with the building. 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 5,100 sqft, there are still 0 office spaces below 2,000 sqft. Most properties in this area are around 2 floors. Most buildings in this region were built in 1964 and are Class A.
Not much of the real estate is used for commercial space, so it might be hard to find office space. Waste services is the dominant industry in this region. Commute by public transit is the most popular way to get to work amongst Northeastern Queens folk. Commuting around 10 minutes a day is the norm for those who opt to reside in this part of town.