The typical asking rate per listing is in the $30's per square foot per year. The Park Slope submarket is experiencing a decline in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate fell $22 per sqft per year. That's a 40% decline in rent.
Compared to the rest of the New York City market, the Park Slope submarket has lower rates, so you should have no trouble finding a great deal in this undervalued region.
In the last 90 days, 12 listings have been listed, which means leases are probably going fast. You'll want to be prepared to tour spaces as quick as possible. About 67% of the available space in the Park Slope are subleases, so you might be able to find a shorter term or below market rent. 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 770 sqft. Most properties in this area are around 3 floors. Most buildings in this region were built in 1920 and are Class B.
Not much of the real estate is used for commercial space, so it might be hard to find office space. Waste services is the dominant industry in this market. Commute by bike is the most popular way to get to work amongst Park Slope residents. Commuting close to an hour a day is the norm for those who opt to reside in this part of town.