On average, listings lease in the $30's per square foot per year. The Sheepshead Bay region is seeing a decrease in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate decreased $7 per sqft per year. That's a 17% decrease in rent.
Compared to the rest of the New York City market, the Sheepshead Bay submarket has smaller rates, so you should have no trouble finding a great deal in this depreciated region.
In the last 90 days, 33 listings have come on the market, which means listings are probably going fast. You'll want to be prepared to make an offer immediately. About 24% of the available leases in the Sheepshead Bay 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.
Even though the median size is 2,700 sqft, there are still 0 office spaces below 2,000 sqft. Most properties in this area are approximately 2 stories. Most buildings in this area were built in 1950 and are Class A.
Not much of the real estate is used for commercial space, so it might be hard to find office space. Wholesale trade is the dominant industry in this market. Commute by walking is the most popular way to get to work amongst Sheepshead Bay folk. Commuting around an hour a day is the norm for those who opt to reside in this part of town.