Compared to the rest of the New York City market, the Tribeca submarket has greater rates, and you'll have to negotiate above asking rent to be in this hot submarket.
In the last 90 days, 78 listings have come on the market, so you'll want to check back regularly for new listings. About 12% of the available leases in the Tribeca are subleases, so you might be able to snag a great spot on a short term. 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 2,340 sqft. Most buildings in this region are close to 6 floors. Most buildings in this market were built in 1915 and are Class A.
This region is fairly equally mixed residential and commercial. Education is the dominant industry in this region. Most of the occupants of Tribeca work from home. Commuting around 15 minutes a day is the norm for those who opt to reside in this part of town.