Most listings are in the $30's per square foot per year. The Southeastern Queens region is experiencing a decrease in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate fell $1 per sqft per year. That's a 2% decrease in rent.
Compared to the rest of the New York City market, the Southeastern Queens region has lower rates, so you should have no trouble finding a great deal in this depreciated submarket.
In the last 90 days, 35 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 6% of the office spaces in the Southeastern Queens are subleases, so you will probably have to focus your search on direct office leases. 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 2,200 sqft. Most properties in this market are approximately 2 floors. Most buildings in this region were built in 1940 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 market. Commute by car is the most popular way to get to work amongst Southeastern Queens occupants. Commuting close to 15 minutes a day is the norm for those who opt to reside in this part of town.