On average, listings lease in the $30's per square foot per year. The Melville submarket is experiencing a a boost in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate went up $3 per sqft per year. That's a 8% increase in rent.
In the last 90 days, 29 listings have been listed, which means listings most likley are going fast. You'll want to be prepared to tour spaces as quick as possible. About 7% of the available space in the Melville are subleases, so you will probably have to consider a longer term 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.
Even though the median size is 3,990 sqft, there are still 0 new availabilities below 2,000 sqft. Most buildings in this market are close to 3 stories. Most buildings in this market were built in 1980 and are Class A.