On average, listings lease in the $40's per square foot per year. The Gravesend region is seeing a a rise in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate increased $41 per sqft per year.
Compared to the rest of the New York City market, the Gravesend submarket has smaller rates, so you should have no trouble finding a great deal in this discounted region.
In the last 90 days, 2 listings have been made available, which means spaces are probably 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.
The standard measurement for office space in this area is around 1,000 sqft. Most properties in this region are approximately 2 stories. Most buildings in this region 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 market. Most of the occupants of Gravesend work from home. Commuting close to 10 minutes a day is the norm for those who opt to reside in this part of town.