The typical asking rate per listing is in the $40's per square foot per year. The Flushing region is going through a a rise in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate rose $5 per sqft per year. That's a 13% rise in rent.
Compared to the rest of the New York City market, the Flushing region has smaller rates, so you should have no trouble finding a great deal in this depreciated region.
In the last 90 days, 6 listings have been made available, which means new availabilities most likley are leasing quickly. You'll want to be prepared to tour spaces as quick as possible. 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 1,500 sqft. Most properties in this region are around 3 floors. Most buildings in this region were built in 1988 and are Class A.
Not much of the real estate is used for commercial space, so it might be hard to find office space. Utilities is the dominant industry in this market. Commute by walking is the most popular way to get to work amongst Flushing occupants. Commuting close to an hour a day is the norm for those who opt to reside in this part of town.