On average, listings lease in the $40's per square foot per year. The Southwestern Brooklyn region is going through a an increase in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate increased $7 per sqft per year. That's a 17% increase in rent.
Compared to the rest of the New York City market, the Southwestern Brooklyn region has smaller rates, so you should have no trouble finding a great deal in this discounted region.
In the last 90 days, 20 listings have been posted online, which means office spaces most likley are 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.
Even though the median size is 6,000 sqft, there are still 0 listings below 2,000 sqft. Most properties in this market are around 3 stories. Most buildings in this market 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. Manufacturing is the dominant industry in this market. Commute by public transit is the most popular way to get to work amongst Southwestern Brooklyn occupants. Commuting more than an hour and a half a day is the norm for those who opt to reside in this part of town.