Most listings are in the $30's per square foot per year. The Southwestern Brooklyn submarket is going through a decline in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate decreased $7 per sqft per year. That's a 14% decrease in rent.
Compared to the rest of the New York City market, the Southwestern Brooklyn submarket has less expensive rates, so you should have no trouble finding a great deal in this discounted submarket.
In the last 90 days, 7 listings have been posted online, which means listings most likley are going fast. You'll want to be prepared to make an offer immediately. 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 2,750 sqft, there are still 0 spaces below 2,000 sqft. Most properties in this market are around 3 floors. 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. Manufacturing is the dominant industry in this market. Commute by public transit is the most popular way to get to work amongst Southwestern Brooklyn folk. Commuting more than an hour and a half a day is the norm for those who opt to reside in this part of town.