Most listings are in the $40's per square foot per year. The Southern Brooklyn submarket is experiencing a an increase in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate increased $5 per sqft per year. That's a 13% rise in rent.
Compared to the rest of the New York City market, the Southern Brooklyn submarket has smaller rates, so you should have no trouble finding a great deal in this depreciated region.
In the last 90 days, 43 listings have been posted online, so you'll want to check back regularly for new listings. 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 1,800 sqft. Most buildings in this region are close to 2 stories. Most buildings in this area were built in 1931 and are Class A.
Not much of the real estate is used for commercial space, so it might be hard to find office space. Arts, entertainment, and restaurants are the dominant industries in this market. Commute by public transit is the most popular way to get to work amongst Southern Brooklyn residents. Commuting between 20 and 25 minutes a day is the norm for those who opt to reside in this part of town.