Most listings are in the $50's per square foot per year. The Northwestern Queens submarket is seeing a a rise in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate rose $9 per sqft per year. That's a 21% rise in rent.
Compared to the rest of the New York City market, the Northwestern Queens submarket has smaller rates, so you should have no trouble finding a great deal in this depreciated region.
In the last 90 days, 86 listings have been posted online, so you'll want to check back regularly for new listings. About 1% of the available space in the Northwestern Queens are subleases, so you will probably have to consider a longer term lease. 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 4,320 sqft, there are still 0 leases below 2,000 sqft. Most properties in this region are around 2 floors. Most buildings in this market were built in 1931 and are Class A.
Not much of the real estate is used for commercial space, so it might be hard to find office space. Arts, entertainment, and restaurants are the dominant industries in this market. Commute by motorcycle is the most popular way to get to work amongst Northwestern Queens folk. Commuting approximately 10 minutes a day is the norm for those who opt to reside in this part of town.