The typical asking rate per listing is in the $40's per square foot per year. The East Garden City submarket is going through a an increase in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate went up $5 per sqft per year. That's a 14% rise in rent.
In the last 90 days, 10 listings have been made available, which means new availabilities are probably leasing quickly. You'll want to be prepared to tour spaces as quick as possible. About 10% of the available leases in the East Garden City are subleases, so you will probably have to consider a longer term lease. There aren't many listings below 2,000 square feet available, so finding a space for a small business might be tough.
Even though the median size is 9,000 sqft, there are still 0 new availabilities below 2,000 sqft. Most buildings in this region are approximately 6 floors. Most buildings in this region were built in 1980 and are Class A.