The typical asking rate per listing is in the $30's per square foot per year. The Sunset Park submarket is going through a a rise in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate rose $11 per sqft per year. That's a 44% rise in rent.
Compared to the rest of the New York City market, the Sunset Park region has lower rates, so you should have no trouble finding a great deal in this depreciated region.
In the last 90 days, 2 listings have come on the market, which means new availabilities most likley are leasing quickly. You'll want to be prepared to make an offer immediately. 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 15,000 sqft, there are still 0 office spaces below 2,000 sqft. Most properties in this area are close to 3 stories. 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. Information is the dominant industry in this region. Commute by taxi is the most popular way to get to work amongst Sunset Park residents. Commuting approximately 30 minutes a day is the norm for those who opt to reside in this part of town.