The typical asking rate per listing is in the $40's per square foot per year. The Richmond Hill region is experiencing a an increase in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate went up $46 per sqft per year.
Compared to the rest of the New York City market, the Richmond Hill region has smaller rates, so you should have no trouble finding a great deal in this depreciated submarket.
In the last 90 days, 2 listings have been posted online, which means listings might be going fast. You'll want to be prepared to tour spaces as quick as possible. 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 1,200 sqft. Most buildings in this region are close to 3 stories. Most buildings in this region were built in 1931.
Not much of the real estate is used for commercial space, so it might be hard to find office space. Real estate is the dominant industry in this market. Most of the folk of Richmond Hill work from home. Commuting approximately an hour and a half a day is the norm for those who opt to reside in this part of town.