The typical asking rate per listing is in the $40's per square foot per year. The Northern Brooklyn submarket is going through a an increase in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate rose $0 per sqft per year. That's a 1% increase in rent.
Compared to the rest of the New York City market, the Northern Brooklyn submarket has smaller rates, so you should have no trouble finding a great deal in this discounted submarket.
In the last 90 days, 180 listings have been listed, so you'll want to check back regularly for new listings. About 80% of the listings in the Northern Brooklyn are subleases, so you might be able to sign a shorter term by taking over a previous lease. There aren't many listings below 2,000 square feet posted, so finding a space for a small business might be tough.
The standard measurement for office space in this area is around 1,560 sqft. Most buildings in this region are approximately 3 stories. Most buildings in this area were built in 1931 and are Class C.
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 taxi is the most popular way to get to work amongst Northern Brooklyn folk. Commuting between 30 and 45 minutes a day is the norm for those who opt to reside in this part of town.