The typical asking rate per listing is in the $40's per square foot per year. The Brighton Beach submarket is experiencing a a boost in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate increased $2 per sqft per year. That's a 6% increase in rent.
Compared to the rest of the New York City market, the Brighton Beach submarket has lower rates, so you should have no trouble finding a great deal in this undervalued region.
In the last 90 days, 7 listings have come on the market, which means leases 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 on the market, so finding a space for a small business might be tough.
The standard measurement for office space in this area is around 1,700 sqft. Most properties in this region are around 3 floors. Most buildings in this region were built in 1963 and are Class A.
Not much of the real estate is used for commercial space, so it might be hard to find office space. Finance and insurance are the dominant industries in this market. Commute by bike is the most popular way to get to work amongst Brighton Beach folk. Commuting approximately 20 minutes a day is the norm for those who opt to reside in this part of town.