Most listings are in the $30's per square foot per year. The Springfield Gardens submarket is seeing a decline in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate fell $3 per sqft per year. That's a 8% decline in rent.
Compared to the rest of the New York City market, the Springfield Gardens submarket has less expensive rates, so you should have no trouble finding a great deal in this depreciated region.
In the last 90 days, 16 listings have been listed, which means new availabilities are probably going fast. You'll want to be prepared to make an offer immediately. About 6% of the available space in the Springfield Gardens 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.
The standard measurement for office space in this area is around 940 sqft. Most buildings in this region are approximately 2 floors. Most buildings in this market were built in 1969 and are Class C.
Not much of the real estate is used for commercial space, so it might be hard to find office space. Information is the dominant industry in this market. Commute by walking is the most popular way to get to work amongst Springfield Gardens folk. Commuting between 30 and 45 minutes a day is the norm for those who opt to reside in this part of town.