Compared to the rest of the New York City market, the Tribeca submarket has higher rates, and you'll have to negotiate above asking rent to be in this hot submarket.
In the last 90 days, 50 listings have come on the market, so you'll want to check back regularly for new listings. About 20% of the available leases in the Tribeca are subleases, so you might be able to sign a shorter term by taking over a previous lease. 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 2,410 sqft. Most properties in this region are close to 6 stories. Most buildings in this region were built in 1915 and are Class A.
This region is fairly equally mixed residential and commercial. Education is the dominant industry in this area. Most of the folk of Tribeca work from home. Commuting approximately 15 minutes a day is the norm for those who opt to reside in this part of town.